Thu Jun 30, 2022

Indigenous WHS graduates can wear feathers

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Jason Nicholson, father of Whiteville High School senior Tessa Nicholson, tells the Whiteville City Schools Board of Education on May 9 why he believes his daughter ought to be able to wear a feather in her tassel at graduation. Staff photo by Joseph Williams

After initially facing a conflict between tribal tradition and school rules, Whiteville High School senior Tessa Nicholson, a member of the Waccamaw Siouan tribe, will be able to wear a ceremonial eagle feather in the tassel of her graduation cap. And so may other Indigenous students.

Recognizing the eagle feather

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