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Natives Fight Back: Siouxper SOBER

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown May 19th, 2014 Last Updated on: May 19th, 2014

In case you missed it last week, University of North Dakota (UND) students came under fire for creating some ignorant party t-shirts that proclaimed they were “Siouxper Drunk”. The t-shirts show a version of the old UND mascot (Fighting Sioux) with a beer bong in his mouth. This led to outrage, protests and heated arguments on social media.

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As they say, fight fire with fire. Natives have made response t-shirts that say “Siouxper Sober”. That's one way to take a negative and turn it into a positive!

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If you want to order a t-shirt follow the link for Pow Wow Jamz. And if you want to, there's also a new group you can join on Facebook called #SiouxperSOBER Natives.


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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Chief Drinking Bear

Original shirt is very funny. Response is lame.

Roberta Mae Bell

UND students that initiated this blasphemy; need to apologize publicly. Thank you for the counterattack of their hate crime, that’s what is a hate crime.

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