UND spent $430K to defend 'Fighting Sioux' nick
The University of North Dakota has spent more than $430,000 to defend its controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo.

The school sued the NCAA in order to keep using the nickname and logo during post-season tournaments. NCAA says the symbols are hostile and offensive to Native Americans.

The state hired Fabian and Clenendin, a Utah law firm, to fight the NCAA. The UND Foundation has been raising funds to pay for the litigation.

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UND: Nickname legal fees exceed $430,000 (The Grand Forks Herald 6/5)
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University of North Dakota - http://www.und.edu
The Ralph - http://www.theralph.com
Fighting Sioux - http://www.fightingsioux.com

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