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April 10, 2009
UND nickname campaign begins on Spirit Lake Reservation
GRAND FORKS - Both sides of the Fighting Sioux nickname referendum taking place later this month on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation are gearing up to win hearts and minds. Nickname opponents have plans to talk to voters and convince them the nickname worn by UND athletes is offensive. "We...
April 10, 2009 - 6:00am
March 26, 2009
Spirit Lake OKs Sioux nickname on April ballot
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname will be on the ballot in the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation primary elections in April, a member of the committee trying to save the nickname said Wednesday. Eunice Davidson said the Spirit Lake Tribal Council...
March 26, 2009 - 11:09am
March 13, 2009
Sioux nickname group says it has enough signatures for public vote
Spirit Lake supporters of UND's Fighting Sioux nickname say they have gathered enough signatures needed to put the issue on the ballot during the tribe's general election in May. Eunice Davidson, one of the supporters, said Thursday she alone has gathered 226 signatures and there...
March 13, 2009 - 9:34am
March 4, 2009
UND panel criticized as 'pro-logo'
Some people watching the Sioux nickname committee say they think the group is a "logo retention committee" and doesn't include enough representation of the University of North Dakota American Indian community. But the committee chairman disagrees with the criticism, saying people...
March 4, 2009 - 8:37am
February 27, 2009
UND nickname committee wades into debate
GRAND FORKS - In their first meeting as a group Thursday, there already were strong divisions among some members of the UND Fighting Sioux nickname committee. At stake was whether the committee ought to meet with members of the namesake tribes, even if tribal leaders refuse to be...
February 27, 2009 - 6:00am
February 19, 2009
Supporter of UND nickname says Spirit Lake Tribal Council will consider holding tribal vote
GRAND FORKS - A decision whether to hold a referendum on the University North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname will be before the Spirit Lake Tribal Council on Saturday, according to a supporter of the referendum. John Chaske said his group met with the tribal council Wednesday,...
February 19, 2009 - 9:54am
February 11, 2009
Spirit Lake tribal members want UND nickname on ballot
A group of Spirit Lake tribal members plans to ask the tribal council to hold a reservationwide referendum on UND's Fighting Sioux nickname. "I feel very strongly about it," said group member Eunice Davidson of Devils Lake. "I like the name. I like the college using the name." She...
February 11, 2009 - 6:00am
June 23, 2008
University system chancellor plans to meet with UND?leaders on Fighting Sioux nickname
GRAND FORKS - North Dakota University System Chancellor William Goetz said Thursday he plans to meet with some UND campus leaders in coming weeks to discuss the future of the school's controversial Fighting Sioux nickname before naming a committee to formally address the issue. Goetz...
June 23, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Tribal council bans vote on nickname
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council placed a moratorium early in May on any reservation-wide referendum to gauge tribal support for UND's Fighting Sioux nickname. In a resolution, the council voted 7-5 to preclude any possibility of the school retaining its long controversial...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am