Political Correctness Claims Another Sports Mascot … Univ of North Dakota Fighting Sioux no More … Next Up The Fighting Irish


More PC nonsense …

The University of North Dakota Fight Sioux is the latest in the political correctness mascot naming to lose their “Indian” mascot. What a joke! Could some one please explain to me how the “Fighting Sioux” name could possibly be demeaning to American Indians? Seriously, should they be referred to the “candy-A#$ Sioux”? What could possibly be wrong with depicting anyone as a fierce warrior? Are you going to tell me that Sitting Bull was not a “Fighting Sioux”? Makes one have a new found respect for the audacity of the Washington Redskins and the Chicago Black Hawks.


North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education has agreed to drop the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname and Indian head logo, a move intended to resolve a decades-long campus dispute about whether the name demeans American Indians.

The name and logo, which is a profile of an American Indian man with feathers and streaks of paint on his face, could still be saved if North Dakota’s Standing Rock and Spirit Lake Sioux tribes agree by Oct. 1 to give the university permission to use them for at least 30 years.

However, tribal officials say that possibility is remote. Unless the name and logo receive tribal endorsement, they will be retired for good on Aug. 1, 2010.


Is the ND Fighting Irish mascot offensive to the Irish?

If the NCAA thinks that the Fighting Sioux is “hostile and abusive to Indians, is the Notre Dame Fighting Irish abusive to the Irish?

The debate came to a head in September 2005, when the NCAA declared Fighting Sioux as “hostile and abusive” to American Indians and said UND would be barred from hosting NCAA postseason tournaments if the school continued using it.

What will UND school officials come up with next as a PC mascot, the University of North Dakota spineless jelly-fish or is that offensive Cnidaria.

Come up with your own nickname for North Dakota seeing that they do not have the nerve to keep the one they presently have.

Posted May 14, 2009 by
Education, Moonbats, Sports, WTF | 8 comments

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  • Comments

    8 Responses to “Political Correctness Claims Another Sports Mascot … Univ of North Dakota Fighting Sioux no More … Next Up The Fighting Irish”

    1. Scared Monkeys on May 14th, 2009 10:22 pm

      Next they will be protesting in Cleveland and Atlanta to rid the name Indians and Braves.

      Will Winnebago have to change their name as well?


    2. dennisintn on May 15th, 2009 9:30 am

      maybe “the pandering pissants” wouldn’t offend anyone. and it would probably describe the administration if not the players and fans, and for sure no group would ever say they were impugning their name.

    3. Michelle Smith on May 15th, 2009 10:42 am

      We have entirely too many crybabies in this country.

    4. RyanC16 on December 7th, 2009 11:10 am

      the mascot change is bs

    5. Ellie on April 2nd, 2010 10:36 am

      They’ve never had a mascot, just a logo. There have never been white guys dressed up as American Indians riding in on a horse (ahem). There are no chants. There is only respect, including for the American Indian (not Native American, another “politically correct white guy term”) students who feel that respect on campus.

      The issue is the name Sioux, not “Fighting” or the logo. Sioux is a Crow word meaning “snake in the grass.” It is a name not lovingly given to their enemies, the Lakota people. At this point, Sioux is no longer felt as a derogatory name but held with the same esteem as Lakota by all. And the last time I checked, I have not heard of any fights breaking out between the Crow and Lakota nations over it.

      Do we have to change the names for Sioux City, Sioux Falls, Sioux River…?

    6. Brett on April 10th, 2010 10:19 pm

      I go to the University of North Dakota. We are all sad to see the name go. We can do nothing as it came down to the standing rock res. They left it up to the board of higher education..so obviously the name will be retired. But to say that we have No backbone is very slanderous of you. As a student body we love and honor the name of the Sioux. Unfortunately we can do nothing about..if we could we would still have our name.

    7. HockeyGurl on June 23rd, 2011 8:32 pm

      I think that this is al bs. I mean were calling the Sioux indians great and fierce fighters not sissys who hide away in there homes…… I mean come on people. Wheres ur common sense

    8. Fighting Sioux Forever on April 18th, 2012 3:23 pm

      All I know is that President Robert Kelley won’t be the president after all this if I can I help it. I need everyone to stand up for the Fighting Sioux and shut kelley and the NCAA down.

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