Native American Student Wears Eagle Feather At Graduation After Court Fight

7 Jun

Lululululu for him, for all of us!

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Christian Titman walks into Lamonica Stadium for Clovis High's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Clovis, Calif. The Native American student is wearing an eagle feather to his high school graduation after resolving a court fight with a California school district over the sacred object. (Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP) Christian Titman walks into Lamonica Stadium for Clovis High’s graduation ceremony Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Clovis, Calif. The Native American student is wearing an eagle feather to his high school graduation after resolving a court fight with a California school district over the sacred object. (Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP)

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO – A Native American student wore an eagle feather that he considers sacred to his high school graduation ceremony after resolving a court fight with a California school district.

Christian Titman, clad in blue with his fellow graduates of Clovis High School, marched into the stadium at sunset Thursday, his long braid with the eagle feather attached came out one side of his cap while the traditional graduate’s tassel hung over the other side.

His presence – and the feather’s – at the ceremony came after a last-minute deal with the Clovis Unified…

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