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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

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

Means took fight from Wounded Knee to ND’s Fighting Sioux arena

October 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

GRAND FORKS, N.D. The timing was coincidental, but Russell Means would have appreciated it: On the day he died, workers began removing the prominent “Home of the Fighting Sioux” signs from Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks.
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NDSU football vs. UND hockey: Level brings leverage

June 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

There’s one part of the North Dakota-North Dakota State rivalry that will never be settled on the field. That’s the longstanding debate between which flagship program at each school is a bigger deal: UND hockey or Bison football. Continue Reading

UND hockey vs. NDSU football: Big bucks drive the bus

June 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A phone call came to the office earlier this week from the Dalai Lama.
The Tibetan leader was asked for advice on the following topic: What is better, UND hockey or NDSU football? Continue Reading