Indians into Medicine Program Tribal Board - Resolution Number 99-1
WHEREAS: The Indians into Medicine Program was established in 1973 at the University of North Dakota as a means of providing American Indian health professionals to meet American Indian health needs, and INMED has become the country's foremost support program for the training of Indian health professionals; and
WHEREAS: INMED has assisted in the education of 250 health care graduates; and
WHEREAS: The INMED Program has established working relationships with 25 tribes in the states of North Dakota, South Daktoa, Nebraska, Montana, and Wyoming which represents in excess of 200,000 American Indians; and
WHEREAS: The Indians into Medicine Tribal Board wishes to go on record in opposition to the continued use of the name "Fighting Sioux" and any associated head logo as currently endorsed by the University of North Dakota and the University of North Dakota Alumni Association;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:
The Indians into Medicine Tribal Board respectfully requests that President Kupchella honor the University's Faculty Ambassador's request to gracefully retire the current "Fighting Sioux" logo;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:
That the Indians into Medicine Tribal Board extends an invitation to the University of North Dakota Alumni Association and to other University of North Dakota officials to collaborate to develop a logo and nickname that all UND students and people of all races can be proud.

Certification

I, the undersigned Chairman of the Indians Into Medicine Tribal Board, do hereby certify that the INMED Board represents (24) Tribes of whom (9) members constituting a quorum and that 15 were present at a meeting duly called, convened, and held on the 3rd day of December and that the foregoing was adopted by a unanimous affirmative vote of all present

David M. Gipp
Chair, INMED Board