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ERIC Number: EJ623439
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
A Battle over a Name in the Land of the Sioux: A Controversy over a Mascot at the U. of North Dakota Turned Surreal When a Benefactor Threatened To Withdraw $100 Million.
Brownstein, Andrew
Chronicle of Higher Education, 47 n24 pA46-49 Feb 2001
Discusses the controversy that erupted when the University of North Dakota planned to drop its "Fighting Sioux" nickname and mascot, a benefactor announced his intention of withdrawing a $100 million gift and halting construction of an ice hockey arena. Describes the implications of the university's decision to retain the name for its athletic teams. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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