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Experts aren’t exactly sure when people first came to the area now called Nevada, but they have found petroglyphs (rock carvings) up to 14,800 years old there. Starting thousands of years ago Native American tribes, including the Northern and Southern Paiute, Washoe, and Western Shoshone lived on the land.

Nevada Barry the bald eagle meets up with his friend MC Betty Blue in Nevada to learn secrets about the Silver State, home of Las Vegas and some of the driest lands in the country. Good thing they have the Hoover Dam!