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Davidson: It was a ‘set up:’ Fighting Sioux nickname supporter tell her story

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

A group of Sioux people who fought to keep UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname probably never had a chance of success, according to a book one of the group members have written.
In a recent interview, author Eunice Davidson called the deal with the anti…continue reading on

Top 10 stories on

December 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Online readers voted with their clicks. These are their Top 10 stories, several of which overlapped with the Herald staff’s Top 10 picks. Continue Reading

The rest of the Top 10

December 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The rest of the Top 10 stories of 2012 ranged from stories about the shocking deaths of young people, to stories about surprising changes in the community, such as Grand Forks’ only hospital buying its would-be rival in town. A long-standing controversy over UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname appeared to end, while long-standing problems with the Spirit Lake tribe’s child protection system appear to continue into the new year.
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No vote on Fighting Sioux nickname in 2014

December 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Supporters of UND’s old Fighting Sioux nickname did not submit
petitions to force another statewide vote on the issue by Wednesday’s
deadline, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said today. Continue Reading

‘Home of the Fighting Sioux’ signage removed from REA exterior today

October 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Workers began removing “Home of the Fighting Sioux” from outside walls of Ralph Engelstad Arena today, as required by the 2007 agreement that settled a lawsuit between North Dakota and the NCAA. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: NCAA’s nickname gesture appreciated

September 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Here’s to the NCAA’s decision and the negotiating team from North Dakota that helped bring it about. Continue Reading

NCAA: Most logos can stay at the Ralph Engelstad Arena

September 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In what’s likely a final round of negotiations over UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname, the NCAA has backed off its demand for wholesale stripping of the historic name and logo from the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Continue Reading

Nickname proponents’ push goes on

September 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Attorneys representing the NCAA and Fighting Sioux nickname backers who sued the association could present oral arguments before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by mid-October, according to scheduling documents submitted to the court. Continue Reading

After 20 years, one American Indian-based logo makes a limited return for Eastern Michigan University

September 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Eastern Michigan University’s marching band stepped onto the field Saturday during the school’s game against Illinois State, they wore their “Eagles” nickname on the back of their uniforms. Inside their uniform jackets, though, they wore another logo: an American Indian head with feathers, with the name “Hurons” stitched alongside. Continue Reading

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