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August 18, 2013
Phil Jackson: Retire "Fighting Sioux"
Alumnus Phil Jackson supports retirement of UND nickname
By Associated Press
University of North Dakota alumnus and NBA legend Phil Jackson says he supports the retirement of UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname.
Jackson tells the Williston Herald that “if it’s offensive to people, we need to change it, gracefully.”
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