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Emil LaRocque, Belcourt, N.D., column: Nickname prompts falloff in Indian enrollment

Published 04/28/2010

The average number of students we have funded at UND throughout the years on an annual basis has been 130-plus. For academic year 2009/2010, we funded 62 students. I attribute this 60 percent drop for the most part to the many hurtful spinoffs of the Fighting Sioux name and logo.

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