Erich Longie: Such an outpouring of support for Indians (04/29)
"We tribal members who attend or attended UND and are against the Fighting Sioux nickname have very good reasons for wanting that nickname to go. Our first-hand accounts about the “hostile and abusive” nature of the nickname and logo cannot...
Erich Longie: Divide and conquer for 'Fighting Sioux' (02/15)
"The same old divide-and-conquer tactics are now being used on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. It is my understanding that six of the eight districts on the reservation have overwhelmingly voted against the logo and nickname. Now, Tom Iron and...
Erich Longie: Sovereignty or Fighting Sioux (10/06)
"There is no way any self-respecting tribal official or tribal member will give up our sovereignty for a college athletic team’s nickname. To American Indians, sovereignty is sacred. In my view, tribal nations never will give up their sovereignty,...