STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Why is an NDSU student writing blog about Fighting Sioux hockey?
To be fair NDSU junior Bri Gefroh's blog isn't just about The Fighting Sioux, it's about hockey as a whole. And more accurately her love of the sport. She writes:
"For the Love of Hockey is a female-... Posted on 3/19/13 at 4:04 PM
STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF Native American Nosh
Have you ever wondered about your family's food traditions? Undoubtedly, many of them were brought to this country by your ancestors and have been passed on to succeeding generations. But there probab... Posted on 4/16/12 at 2:53 PM
The Spirit Lake Sioux, through its Committee for Understanding and Respect, had asked the court to overturn the NCAA’s 2005 policy discouraging the use of American Indian names and imagery by member schools.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Members of the Spirit Lake Sioux tribe who favor UND retaining its Fighting Sioux nickname and logo have turned once again to the courts to block the anticipated retirement of the symbols.
FARGO — Supporters of the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname and logo continue to hold out hope for its survival, even as UND President Robert Kelley maps out plans to retire the moniker.
The North Dakota Board of Education has voted to scrap the nickname, after the Grand Forks school waged a four-year legal battle with the NCAA. An agreement with the governing body of college sports would allow UND to keep the logo if it gets approval from the state’s two namesake tribes, Spirit Lake and Standing Rock.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Will Crawford, 20, an enrolled member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, came to the University of North Dakota to study atmospheric science. He hopes to work one day for the National Weather Service.
“I had a class in high school,” he explains, smiling. A good class, apparently.
MAYVILLE, N.D. — In the end, the decision came with a shrug and a sigh.
The Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, cherished symbols of UND athletic teams for nearly 80 years, must be consigned to history, the State Board of Higher Education ruled here Thursday.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The chairman of North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says resolving the controversy surrounding the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname is not a top priority for his administration.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Lorenzo Brown passed for three touchdowns and ran for another as Sioux Falls shocked North Dakota 28-13 Saturday in nonconference college football.
October 17, 2009
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