North Dakota House backs bill to save Fighting Sioux nickname

The North Dakota House voted 62-58 on Monday to approve a bill that requires the University of North Dakota to keep its controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo.

The school is phasing out the nickname at the direction of the North Dakota Board of Higher Education. The bill, however, states that neither the school nor the board can get rid of the name.

The bill is still being considered in the state Senate.

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N.D. House votes to keep Fighting Sioux nickname, logo (The Fargo Forum 2/22)
Kreun: Vote to keep Sioux nickname, logo allows the voice of the people to be heard (The Grand Forks Herald 2/22)

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OUR OPINION: Listen to local voices on UND nickname (The Grand Forks Herald 2/21)

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