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Date Posted: 20:03:29 11/30/15 Mon
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Author Host/IP: 97.127.71.159
Subject: Re: North Dakota Fighting Hawks new nickname
In reply to: 's message, "Re: North Dakota Fighting Hawks new nickname" on 16:27:19 11/30/15 Mon

>I wonder if the students were given the right to vote
>first to keep their 'Fighting Sioux' nickname, and
>second, if the 'Fighting Sioux' was a choice in the
>new vote. If I remember, the Sioux had no problem with
>North Dakota's nickname to begin with.


There are two Sioux tribes in North Dakota the school had to get the approval of both tribes to keep the name via the NCAA. They got the approval of one tribe. the other tribe's council would not allow a vote by its members.

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