Nevada Trade Regulations and Practices

Sec. § 597.900
Sale of imitation Indian arts and crafts not clearly labeled as imitation prohibited.


As used in this section:


“Imitation Indian arts or crafts articles” means those made by machine, or made either wholly or partially out of synthetic or artificial materials, or articles which are not made by Indian labor or workmanship.


“Indian” means a person who is enrolled or who is a lineal descendant of one enrolled upon an enrollment listing of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, or upon the enrollment listing of a recognized Indian tribe, domiciled in the United States.


A person shall not distribute, sell or offer for sale in this state any imitation Indian art or craft articles unless the articles are at all times clearly and legibly designated as imitation.


Only those articles bearing a registered trademark or label of authentic Indian labor or workmanship may be deemed authentic Indian arts or crafts articles.


Any person violating the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.

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Feb. 5, 2021