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Some Alabama Students Aren’t Sorry About ‘Trail of Tears’ Banner

Some McAdory High School students and friends aren't sorry about the "Trail of Tears" banner displayed at a November 15 football game.
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The offensive “Trail of Tears” banner displayed at a November 15 football game in Alabama even prompted a response from the Cherokee Nation. Now some students and their friends are speaking out, and they aren’t apologizing.

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“I don’t think the sign is wrong and I’m NOT sorry #judgeme,” said Dani Kelley (@dani13kelley13) on November 18. The user’s page has since been blocked but search the name and a lot of responses to her comment come up.

Other students and friends have shared their view on the subject and don’t seem to care who they’ve offended or about the history.

Christina Rose

Wankiya Wasipciwa Lakota/Nakota) is Sitting Bull’s seventh generation grandson and the fourth generation in his family to attend college. He graduated from Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma with a 4.0 grade point average and is looking forward to becoming a Cordon Bleu chef after he graduates from Haskell Indian Nations University with a degree in culinary arts.

Christina Rose

Wankiya Wasipciwa Lakota/Nakota) is Sitting Bull’s seventh generation grandson and the fourth generation in his family to attend college. He graduated from Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma with a 4.0 grade point average and is looking forward to becoming a Cordon Bleu chef after he graduates from Haskell Indian Nations University with a degree in culinary arts.

Others didn't necesarily say they weren't sorry, but made light of the situation.

Christina Rose

Wankiya Wasipciwa Lakota/Nakota) is Sitting Bull’s seventh generation grandson and the fourth generation in his family to attend college. He graduated from Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma with a 4.0 grade point average and is looking forward to becoming a Cordon Bleu chef after he graduates from Haskell Indian Nations University with a degree in culinary arts.

Christina Rose

Wankiya Wasipciwa Lakota/Nakota) is Sitting Bull’s seventh generation grandson and the fourth generation in his family to attend college. He graduated from Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma with a 4.0 grade point average and is looking forward to becoming a Cordon Bleu chef after he graduates from Haskell Indian Nations University with a degree in culinary arts.

McAdory High School Principal Tod Humphries has apologized and said he would turn this incident into a teaching moment. And Jefferson County Superintendent Dr. Stephen Nowlin said the that “the cheerleading squad will be disciplined.”

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One commenter pointed out that some students were posting images to Twitter of their feet in moccasins even after the school apologized.

Christina Rose

Wankiya Wasipciwa Lakota/Nakota) is Sitting Bull’s seventh generation grandson and the fourth generation in his family to attend college. He graduated from Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma with a 4.0 grade point average and is looking forward to becoming a Cordon Bleu chef after he graduates from Haskell Indian Nations University with a degree in culinary arts.

Christina Rose

Wankiya Wasipciwa Lakota/Nakota) is Sitting Bull’s seventh generation grandson and the fourth generation in his family to attend college. He graduated from Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma with a 4.0 grade point average and is looking forward to becoming a Cordon Bleu chef after he graduates from Haskell Indian Nations University with a degree in culinary arts.