I've been following this story for awhile, because I'm a hockey nut, and think it's interesting, especially given the temperature around name and mascot changes in our own city...
'Home of the Fighting Sioux' signage removal begins at Ralph Engelstad Arena
Last year, this same team was not allowed to compete in the championship tournament wearing their regular sweaters because of NCAA rules.
And lastly, from the other side, a rather ignorant website defending the use of the "Fighting Sioux" name and "tradition." http://savethefightingsioux.com
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