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Column: Ute Tribe supports Indian imagery at Universty of Utah

"Over the New Year's break at the University of Utah, it was out with the old and in with the ... old.

Published reports on Dec. 30 (like this one on said it was a done deal that the University of Utah would retire its "drum and feather" logo after the Utes football team played in the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Dec. 31.

The story didn't have official confirmation, but said "sources tell KSL." The story went on to say that the simple "block U" would become the predominant logo for U. of U. teams.

On Tuesday, after a slew of complaints from old-line Utes fans, the university issued a statement saying the old "drum and feather" (or "circle and feather," as U. officials put it) was sticking around."

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