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UND nickname effort on Standing Rock reservation faces delay

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GRAND FORKS -- A referendum on UND's Fighting Sioux nickname at the Standing Rock reservation may not happen before the state-imposed Oct. 1 deadline, a leading tribal nickname supporter said.

Archie Fool Bear had been trying to present a case for a referendum before the Tribal Council and, after many delays, he said the council voted 8-4 Tuesday not to discuss the issue.

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