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NCAA panel wants Indian mascot review
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2002

An NCAA panel is recommending that all schools with Indian mascots or symbols re-evaluate their use.

The NCAA's Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee wants schools to survey students, community members and tribes on Indian mascots. The survey will be submitted as part of a school's NCAA certification.

The panel is currently questioning the University of North Dakota over its "Fighting Sioux" mascot. The school might lose a chance to host an upcoming men's basketball championship.

Get the Story:
RALPH ENGELSTAD ARENA: NCAA minority panel questions arena as tourney site (The Grand Forks Herald 10/16)

Relevant Links:
The University of North Dakota - http://www.und.edu

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