An Alabama high school principal has issued a public apology after the school’s cheerleading squad invoked the Indian Removal Act of 1830 during a football game, Native News Online reported on Monday. Cheerleaders for McAdory High School in McCalla, 21 miles from Birmingham, used the sign before the school’s game against the Pinson Valley High Indians.

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