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UND nickname supporters fighting on

Published 06/18/2012, Grand Forks Herald

After state voters widely favored allowing UND to retire the Fighting Sioux nickname, nickname supporters filed documents to continue their legal efforts against the NCAA. The Spirit Lake tribe’s Committee for Understanding and Respect has appealed last month’s decision by U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson to dismiss its lawsuit against the NCAA, in which the tribe argued that Sioux people were inappropriately denied “a seat at the table” in negotiations over use of the name, among other issues.

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