June 4th, 2013
01:50 PM ET

Student denied diploma, fined $1000 for feather in her cap

ATMORE, Ala. (WPMI) – 17-year-old Chelsey Ramer was not granted her high school diploma, and was fined $1,000 for wearing a feather at graduation in honor of her Native American heritage.  CNN affiliate WPMI reports.

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Filed under: Education • Ethnicity • Native Americans
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  1. Rick

    Hey wait a minute, she was denied a diploma for showing her NATIVE American heritage, by a bunch on former Europeans who landed here by boat and conquered it?

    July 2, 2013 at 2:43 am | Report abuse |
  2. WASP

    well nice to see the hate for the true AMERICAN PEOPLE is still alive and well. i hope she sues them until they are pennyless.

    June 7, 2013 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  3. Big Shiz

    Courageous girl. They try so hard to take away what we are they don't see we already changed who they are.

    June 4, 2013 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |