Governor Colyer Signs Bill Protecting Tribal Regalia Rights

From Associated Press – TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has signed a bill protecting the right of native Americans to wear tribal regalia and other cultural objects at public events. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the bill was sponsored by Rep. Ponka-We Victors. The Wichita Democrat is a member of both the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma and the Tohono O’odham Nation in Arizona. She contends some states have enacted similar laws in response to policies enforced at even…

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