Gary Prout carrying the seemingly endless amount of leather tack that is paramount for a safe hitch up. Photography by ©Angelika Ursula Dietrich. Now in its 73rd year the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo is an indelible northeast Oregon tradition. For…Continue Reading
Countdown to the 75th Chief Joseph days with the Tuckerettes FEATURED PICTURE: The Tuckerettes during the 73rd Annual Chief Joseph Days Rodeo. Photography ©Angelika Ursula Dietrich The Chief Joseph Days flag carriers are known as the Tuckerettes. The name first…Continue Reading
With Dave Turner and Keith Waters at the 2004 Chief Joseph Days Grand Parade. 2004 was the first parade that I covered for the love of the event and the sport of rodeo before officially working for Chief Joseph Days Rodeo…Continue Reading
Listen to the article Support this podcast with a small monthly donation to help sustain future episodes. By Katy Nesbitt and Haley J. Bridwell Photography by Angelika Ursula Dietrich The 2019 Chief Joseph Days Rodeo pickup men Matt Twitchell and…Continue Reading
A reunion of tradition, pride, and friendship Every year in July, the Nez Perce Homeland becomes a place of reunion for descendants of the original inhabitants of Wal’waama, also known as Wallowa Country. Tamkaliks always takes place the weekend before…Continue Reading
Every year in July, the Nez Perce Homeland becomes a place of reunion for descendants of the original inhabitants of Wal’waama, also known as Wallowa Country. At Tamkaliks, participants enjoy three days of dancing and drumming, culminating in a walasit…Continue Reading
As we gear up and count down to the 75th Anniversary of Chief Joseph Days here is a little treasure and one of my all-time patriotic favorites from the 2004 Chief Joseph Days Grand Parade
Eight years ago I shot this picture at the 2012 Chief Joseph Days Rodeo with PRCA bareback rider, Josi Young. “FEEL THE THUNDER” at the 75th Chief Joseph Days Rodeo, July 27 – August 1, 2020.