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Paying their respects: Great Basin tribes dance to honor traditions

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Through song and dance, members of the Great Basin tribes continue to pay their respects to the same animals that inspired reverence in their ancestors. Rabbits and antelope provided meat and fur to keep the Paiute, Shoshone and Washo (the traditional spelling) peoples fed and clothed for generations. Both animals also inspired dances of gratitude that were performed by the Eagle