North Dakota: Petition for college nickname change

Tue, Mar 23 2010 — Source: Grand Forks Herald

A petition with 1,004 signatures on it calling for a vote on UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation is now in the hands of tribal Chairman Charles W. Murphy, the chairman confirmed Monday. Nickname supporters from the tribe, following the earlier example of their compatriots at the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation, produced the petition.

Read the story from the Grand Forks Herald