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34th Gathering Tickets on sale now
By popular demand, we've added a second date for the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering workshop, "Dutch-Oven Cooking: From Sheep Camp to Home" on Monday, January 29. This workshop will fill up fast since there was a waiting list, so don't delay and register soon!
Now exhibiting: “Land, Language and Clay,” works by Tuscarora artists Dennis and Ben Parks; “Way Out West: Images of the American Ranch,” photographs from the Farm Security Administration, 1936-1943; “From the Western Folklife Center Collection,” featuring handcrafted work of master artisans; and more, at 501 Railroad Street, Elko.
Riders in the Sky are appearing at the 2018 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko! Scheduled for shows "Best in the West" on Wednesday, January 31 (with Wylie & the Wild West and Kristyn Harris) and on Saturday, February 3 in "40 Years on the Trail," you'll want to buy tickets early! Featured video is from a performance at our 25th Gathering in 2009.
Navajo singer Alger Greyeyes (with the Todi Neesh Zhee Singers) sings of the beauty of food and the meaning of a bounty from the earth. This piece aired on Thanksgiving weekend 2004 on our radio series, What's in a Song. The song is part of the CD Songs and Stories from Grand Canyon, a collection produced by the Western Folklife Center for Smithsonian Folkways Records available in our Gift Shop. The CD was recorded live at the Orpheum Theatre, Flagstaff, Arizona, May 14, 2005.