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Oklahoma tribes oppose English-only legislation


Two Oklahoma tribes have voted against a bill that would make English the official language in the state.

The Muscogee Nation National Council unanimously approved a resolution against Senate Bill 163. The Cherokee Nation, joined by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from North Carolina, also opposes the bill.

Rep. Randy Terrill, a Republican, is sponsoring the bill. He said a provision protects Native languages.

The House passed the bill last week and is now before the Senate.

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