Albert M Legoo
Albert M Legoo

I am an Ojiba Indian and am proud of it. More power to you Chesley, for being proud and showing it.

Heidi Horvat
Heidi Horvat

Lenape tribe. friends and I show support for you girl!!!

Linda Lister
Linda Lister
  • Heidi Horvat

I am of Native American descent & I support your girl 100%, Linda Thacker Lister

Heidi Horvat
Heidi Horvat
  • Heidi Horvat

Awesome! Thanks! ((hug))

Sandra Crum
Sandra Crum

Human rights were not honored for this dear child, Chelsey. I hope things get cleared up for you, dear.

Terry Burgess
Terry Burgess

To fine ANYONE for showing pride in their native American heritage is a crime and also a gross insult to the US Constitution!! The school board should publicly apologize to this lovely girl, immediately remove any fine, and hang their heads in abject shame!!! They seem to forget to whom America belonged before the voracious and greedy rape of the land by outsiders!!!

Kiran Machiraju
Kiran Machiraju
  • Terry Burgess

Well said, Sir

Johnny O. Limon
Johnny O. Limon
  • Terry Burgess

YES! Period.

Matthew Sherwood
Matthew Sherwood
  • Terry Burgess

Well said Terry,... I will second that!

Rhonda Fisher
Rhonda Fisher

FIRST , I WANT TO CONGRATULATE CHELSEA ON A GREAT JOB!!! MY DAUGHTER SIERRA GRADUATED THIS YEAR ...ACTUALLY JUST LAST FRIDAY TO BE EXACT AND IF ANYONE HAD DARED SAID SHE COULD NOT NOT HOLD OR WEAR HER EAGLE FEATHERS I WOULD HAVE LOST IT!!! NOT ONLY IS THIS DISCRIMINATION BUT THE SCHOOL BOARD THERE IN ALABAMA SHOULD BE FINED HEAVILY, FOR ALLOWING THIS TO GO ON .ESCAMBIA ACADEMY SHOULD BE FINED AND MADE TO PUBLICLY APOLOGIZE TO CHELSEA AND HER FAMILY.AS A NATIVE AMERICAN WOMAN I FEEL THAT HER...

FIRST , I WANT TO CONGRATULATE CHELSEA ON A GREAT JOB!!! MY DAUGHTER SIERRA GRADUATED THIS YEAR ...ACTUALLY JUST LAST FRIDAY TO BE EXACT AND IF ANYONE HAD DARED SAID SHE COULD NOT NOT HOLD OR WEAR HER EAGLE FEATHERS I WOULD HAVE LOST IT!!! NOT ONLY IS THIS DISCRIMINATION BUT THE SCHOOL BOARD THERE IN ALABAMA SHOULD BE FINED HEAVILY, FOR ALLOWING THIS TO GO ON .ESCAMBIA ACADEMY SHOULD BE FINED AND MADE TO PUBLICLY APOLOGIZE TO CHELSEA AND HER FAMILY.AS A NATIVE AMERICAN WOMAN I FEEL THAT HER RIGHTS HAVE BEEN VIOLATED !!!!! THE SCHOOL BOARD CAN NEVER TAKE BACK WHAT THEY DID TO HER ON HER DAY WHICH SHE WORKED HARD FOR AND RIGHTFULLY EARNED. THE ESCAMBIA ACADEMY & THE ALABAMA SCHOOL BOARD HAVE SINGLED HER OUT AND VIOLATED HER CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AS A US CITIZEN . SHE SHOULD GET A LAWYER AND I WILL GET AS MANY SIGNATURES AS I CAN!!!!!

Sue Ablao
Sue Ablao

Sports teams can disrespect and use Native Americans as mascots but this student cannot show respect for her heritage...something is wrong here. I wonder what her school mascot is?

Kelly Wilson
Kelly Wilson

In this country we are taught to be proud of our heritage, unless your Native American. This hypocrisy needs to end....

Jan Rác
Jan Rác

Madam Jamardhan, very glad I sign the petition. School council to recommend to eliminate discriminatory fee.
Janardhan invited you to sign this petition.

Pamela Fay
Pamela Fay
  • Jan Rác

What I am reading here seems like knee-jerk reactions to something we probably know little about. A graduation is not about one individual.....what if the skin heads wanted to show their national pride. That could be very disrupting. Sometimes, you have to give those who make the rules the benefit of doubt until you know what you are talking about. Maybe, there is a history we don't know about concerning this?

Stephen Townsley
Stephen Townsley

I was so pleased to hear that the asshat headmaster got fired.

Andrew Bonifazi
Andrew Bonifazi
  • Stephen Townsley

Amen!!!

Sue Lannin
Sue Lannin

The School Board must rescind this exorbitant and blatantly unfair fine. They should make a public apology to Chelsey and all of the students. Their actions show disrespect to First Nation people and to all students, faculty, and families present, saying that the individual student and his/her heritage does not matter, only uniformity in external dress. What does THAT teach...that what one wears is more important than what is in one's mind?!

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