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LaDuke to speak at mascot conference
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

Activist and former Green Party vice-presidential candidate Winona LaDuke will appear next month at a conference at the University of North Dakota on the use of Indians as mascots and logos.

The conference, called "The Northern Plains Conference on American Indian Team Names & Logos," will be accompanied by a rally against UND's "Fighting Sioux" nickname. The events will take place during the weekend before Columbus Day, October 3-5.

A flier criticizing UND President Charles Kupchella on the nickname has been circulated at the school.

Get the Story:
UND NICKNAME: Conference, rally billed as alternatives (The Grand Forks Herald 9/11)

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

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