August 18, 2013

Phil Jackson: Retire "Fighting Sioux"

Alumnus Phil Jackson supports retirement of UND nickname

By Associated PressUniversity 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.”
Comment:  For more on the "Fighting Sioux," see Research Proves Mascots Are Harmful and Even Sioux Voted Against "Fighting Sioux."

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