Our cowboy friend from Sun River happens to be in the room as I type this so I asked him, "what are cowboys and cowgirls called together? cowpeople?" He immediately answered, "cowfolk." So we are looking for some Native cowfolk.

In all seriousness, All Nations Health Center will be holding their annual MMIW awareness event during the Western Montana Fair on Wednesday, August 11th and they are searching for a few more participants. They need horse/rider pairs to carry Montana's tribal flags in the opening grand entry of the rodeo.

You will be responsible for bringing a horse to ride in the grand entry. Stalls will be provided and gas cards are available for those riders who are coming from out of town. All riders will also be given a ribbon shirt to wear for the event.

If you're interested, please contact Kiana Davis at 406-829-9515 ext. 103 or kdavis@allnations.health

In other All Nations Fair news, they are asking Native artists to submit their work for the Western Montana Fair exhibition. There are a variety of classes and divisions and Best of Show winners can win up to $500. Entry is FREE and the deadline is July 22nd, classes are as follows.
2500 Beadwork
2510 Leather
2502 Quilt
2503 Textiles
2504 Dimensional

2505 Painting
2506 Sculpture
2507 Drawing
2508 Ceramics/Pottery
2509 Mixed Media
And Divisions are: Division 1 - Junior (ages 14 and under), Division 2 - Showman (ages 15 and above, who have never received compensation for any type of artwork), and
Division 3 - Elite, which is all ages.
Get more info on Fair entries here. And get a plethora of info on these events and COVID-19 vaccinations and relief plan at the All Nations website. 

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