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Tribal Nations Demand Repeal of Oklahoma’s Anti-CRT Law

Inter-Tribal Council says ‘critical race theory’ law derails efforts to teach state’s ‘complex history’; follows similar vote by Osage congress after instructor drops ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

Students in school. 

Students in school. 

Photographer: Alejandra Villa Loarca/Newsday RM/Getty Images

Tribal nations in Oklahoma are calling on the state to repeal a new law aimed at prohibiting schools from teaching so-called critical race theory.

The Inter-Tribal Council, which comprises the Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole, Muscogee and Chickasaw nations, on Friday approved a resolution demanding the state legislature do away with HB 1775, which was signed into law last year. The resolution comes a week after the Osage Nation Congress voted unanimously to pass a similar resolution.