Native Students Finally Win the Right to Wear Tribal Regalia at Graduation Ceremonies


A new oregon law allows a native students to where feather on their cap for graduation ceremonies kale. Cc's brian bull. Has many native students have worn eagle or turkey feathers or their cap and gown for years but added ornament was never formerly assured until the sierra the oregon legislature a bill that governor brown then signed in may brenda brainard is director of the four j. natives program which supports native american culture and learning in eugene area schools. The fact that students can incorporate their culture into their graduation for themselves and for their community is just wonderful. Only native american students who practice and celebrate their culture is seen by supporters as a way to promote academic achievement and improve retention and graduation rates for national native news. I'm brian bowl.

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