Our American Rodeo is a documentary project exploring the positive power of rodeo in Native communities in the Southwestern USA

OUR AMERICAN RODEO

NATIVE AMERICAN RANCHERS, RIDERS AND ROPERS

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Arizona. Utah. Nevada.

This is our country. This is rodeo country. This is America.

The Southwestern States of America are tough, sunburned and weather beaten. Here rodeo is not just entertainment, it’s an essential part of life. From an early age, Native boys and girls learn the skills needed to work the ranches that are the region’s economic life blood. Rodeo has come to mean many things to the Hopi, Hualapai and Navajo who live here. To them, rodeo is community, shared history, celebration and survival.

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CROOK RANCH

 
 
 
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VINCENT SALABYE

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HARVEY HOLLIDAY

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INDIAN NATIONAL FINALS RODEO

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