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New push to move Native American Day to October

Posted at 11:46 AM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 12:46:15-05

OKLAHOMA CITY — There's a renewed push today from lawmakers to move Oklahoma's Native American Day to Columbus Day.

RELATED STORY: Gov. Fallin vetoes bill that would have established Native American Day in Oklahoma

Last year former Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a popular bill that would have moved the national holiday.

The Oklahoman reports Fallin vetoed it because the bill would take away from Native American Heritage month in November.

But to help make sure it passes this go around, two bills are being introduced that would move the holiday from late November to the beginning of October.

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