Indian mascot may be on the way out at University of North Dakota

Oct. 17, 2008
State board begins process that could lead to removal of Fighting Sioux nickname
North Dakota's Board of Higher Education has approved a schedule for discarding the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname and Indian head logo if two prominent Sioux tribes hold firm in their desire to dump them. The timeline calls for a committee to discuss the issue with leaders of the Standing Rock and Spirit Lake Sioux tribes. If there is no agreement to allow continued use of the name and logo, it says, the university should begin planning in January 2010 to retire them. To read The Bismarck Tribune article, click here

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