Spirit Lake members make last-minute appeal to save Sioux nickname

November 29, 2010 at 6:00 pm in INFORUM

GRAND FORKS Members of the Spirit Lake Sioux Nation who favor the University of North Dakota retaining the Fighting Sioux nickname made a last-minute appeal Monday to the NCAA, asking that the association “re-examine” the 2007 legal settlement that imposed a deadline for the university to obtain tribal permission to continue using the name. Continue Reading