Governor: Let UND dump Fighting Sioux
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple asked North Dakota lawmakers Monday to reverse a decision they made eight months earlier and allow the University of North Dakota to drop its Fighting Sioux athletics nickname.
Should the Legislature go along, the university and the Board of Higher Education would be free to carry out earlier plans to retire the nickname and a related logo that features the profile of an American Indian warrior.
The NCAA considers both offensive to American Indians, ...
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