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Campaign targets 'Fighting Sioux' items
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2003

Faculty members at the University of North Dakota are leading an effort to stop the sale of merchandise bearing the school's controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo.

The campaign has succeeded with the Barnes & Noble University Bookstore on the school campus. The store is no longer selling shot glasses with the logo and will tone down in-store displays, The Grand Forks Herald reports.

Area tribes and Indian students oppose the nickname. Most other students and alumni don't want the name eliminated.

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UND: Logo defenders call bookstore action bad biz (The Grand Forks Herald 1/8)
UND: Bookstore makes call on 'Sioux' shot glasses (The Grand Forks Herald 1/8)

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

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