The Chief Joseph Days flag carriers are known as the Tuckerettes. The name first originated after the honorable Harley Tucker, who helped found Chief Joseph Days in 1946.
By Katy Nesbitt and Haley J. Bridwell
for Chief Joseph Days Rodeo
Photography by Angelika Ursula Dietrich
The 2019 Chief Joseph Days Rodeo pickup men Matt Twitchell and Mitch Coleman are familiar faces at the Harley Tucker Arena – two men skilled at handling livestock inside and outside the arena.
By Wild Horses
Special Act sponsored by Quail Run Ranch & Roberts Land & Cattle
At 25 years of age, Madison MacDonald is one of the World’s Top Equestrian Athletes in her arena. Born and raised just south of Calgary Alberta Canada but now calls Stephenville Texas home.
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 21-26, 2020.
Another storm has swept through the Wallowa Mountains leaving only a few inches of new snow on the Lower Alder Slope outside of Enterprise.
While I continue to learn about the native culture and its trials and tribulations, the more I read, the more I watch, the deeper the understanding, love and respect become!!!