Cherokee student’s ID rejected by University Security!

Cherokee student’s ID rejected by University Security!

Posted By Corinne Oestreich May 29th, 2018 Blog

A tribal identification card is a federally recognized form of ID, but that wasn't enough for this Maramount University Security Officer. He claimed that the student was presenting a fake ID and even went so far as to threaten calling the police on the student!

Click below to see the video of this confrontation.




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About Corinne Oestreich

Corinne Oestreich (Mohawk/Lakota) has been a writer with powwows.com since 2014. She lives in the state of CA, and enjoys attending and photographing many of the Northern CA powwows and events. She owns her own photography business and is also a Fellow with Changemaker Initiative in partnership with Ashoka.



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One thought on “Cherokee student’s ID rejected by University Security!

  1. Tom Mathews says:

    As a white person I am shocked the an officer acted so hostile over an ID card. The young man presenting it seemed very calm and did nothing to antagonize the so called officer. What a jerk. This guy needs some PR training or needs to be fired. He isn’t right for this job. As for the ID card, that is new to me. I didn’t know about tribal ID cards. This is a great article.

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