Nickname defenders tell Supreme Court that 1969 ceremony precludes ‘civil interference’

March 7, 2012 at 4:02 am in Grand Forks Herald

The issue before the North Dakota Supreme Court “involves more than choosing between the Legislature and the State Board of Higher Education and its powers to keep or retire the ‘Fighting Sioux’ name,” defenders of the nickname argue in a brief filed with the court late Tuesday. Continue Reading