Indian Rodeo; Life Beyond The StereotypesAirs Friday, November 23 at 07:30 PM Present day Indian culture encompasses many things, including rodeo. For nearly 40 years now, Indian Rodeo has been a professional sport and nationwide tribal subculture.
Passed from one generation to the next, Indian rodeo families cross the country participating in a sport that requires dedication and effort. In this Chronicle episode, we step into the eventing life of the Antone family as they compete in the Rocky Mountain Regional Finals to determine who will participate in this year's Indian National Finals in Las Vegas.
Indian Rodeo story is followed by a studio discussion about life beyond the stereotypes and how the two worlds meet, contrast and evolve. Studio guests are Helsha Acuna- Professor of American Indian Studies, Caskey Russell - University of Wyoming Acting Director American Indian Studies Program, and Jordan Dresser - Journalist and producer for this Wyoming Chronicle Indian Rodeo story.
Special Web Extra (Indian Culture)
You can also stream the program online at WyomingPBS.org Friday evening.Check out the Wyoming Chronicle website for past shows on Wyoming topics that include Drought, Healthcare, Hydraulic Fracturing, Veterans, Indian Culture and the list goes on.