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UND tries to unite groups in nickname debate

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — At a well-attended task force meeting held last month with community members in Grand Forks, several people spoke to the crowd about the need for the University of North Dakota to move on from the days of the Fighting Sioux and pick a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND tries to unite groups in nickname debate

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — At a well-attended task force meeting held last month with community members in Grand Forks, several people spoke to the crowd about the need for the University of North Dakota to move on from the days of the Fighting Sioux and pick a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Task force outlines plan to pick new UND nickname

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Sue Jeno started to cry when she was asked whether she thought UND should pick a new nickname.
“I just want to do it right,” she said, choking back tears. “I don’t want to look back and say we were wrong.”
At a meeting Wed…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Task force outlines plan to pick new UND nickname

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Sue Jeno started to cry when she was asked whether she thought UND should pick a new nickname.
“I just want to do it right,” she said, choking back tears. “I don’t want to look back and say we were wrong.”
At a meeting Wed…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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 thedickinsonpress.com

Appeals court upholds decision on Sioux lawsuit

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a judge’s decision to throw out a lawsuit by some tribal members over the University of North Dakota’s now-retired Fighting Sioux nickname. Continue Reading