Native students exercise right to wear regalia at graduation

  • Amryn Tom reacts after graduating from Cedar City High School on Wednesday in Cedar City, Utah. Tom is wearing an eagle feather given to her by her mother and a cap that a family friend beaded. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

CEDAR CITY, Utah — She walked up a red carpet and crossed a stage to accept her diploma wearing an eagle feather beaded onto her cap that her mother had gifted her.