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Native Americans to perform in front of Legislature in support of bear hunt ban

A Native American round dance will take place in front of the Nevada Legislature on Monday in support of a senate bill that would ban bear hunting in Nevada.

The dance will draw between 20 and 50 people and will include some in traditional dress, drummers and singers starting at 10 a.m.

Senate Bill 82 would classify black bears as protected mammals and prevent the Nevada Department of Wildlife from allowing them to be hunted.

"We will perform a Round Dance in support of S.B. 82, and in solidarity with the Bear Nations (Nevada's black bears)," said American Indian Movement …

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