At the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up, the Saddle Bronc Championship of the Northwest came down to three men of different skin colors - Jackson Sundown, a Nez Perce Indian, John Spain, a white man from pioneering stock, and George Fletcher, an African American. Red. White. Black. What happened that September Day in 1911 - the judges' decision and the reaction of the crowd in the aftermath - forever changed our history, and the way the sport of rogeo, and the emerging West, was to look at itself.
This edition contains over 70 historical black and white photographs.
"The best of Western literature". Each of Rick Steber's books is both an exciting western adventure and historical chronicle. Rich in variety and content, readers feel the compelling dramas revealed through the eyes of the characters. They define the dynamics of western life in a fashion no other author has been able to attain.read more