The Faces of the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

We've been having a great time going through photos of the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering by our photographers Jessica Lifland and Charlie Ekburg. We wanted to share some of them with you -- Enjoy!

 One of Elko's Ariñak Basque Dancers. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

One of Elko's Ariñak Basque Dancers. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

 Jean Flesher adds final touches to dessert at the Basque Cooking Workshop. Photo by Charlie Ekburg

Jean Flesher adds final touches to dessert at the Basque Cooking Workshop. Photo by Charlie Ekburg

  Executive Director Kristin Windbigler welcomes everyone to the Keynote Address. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

 Executive Director Kristin Windbigler welcomes everyone to the Keynote Address. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

  Eric Trigg, a Keynote Speaker. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

 Eric Trigg, a Keynote Speaker. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

 Emily Nielson, a Keynote Speaker. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

Emily Nielson, a Keynote Speaker. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

 Nephi Craig, a Keynote Speaker. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

Nephi Craig, a Keynote Speaker. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

 Trimming at the Hatmaking Workshop. Photo by Charlie Ekburg.

Trimming at the Hatmaking Workshop. Photo by Charlie Ekburg.

 Rodney Nelson and Yvonne Hollenbeck in Members' Show #1. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

Rodney Nelson and Yvonne Hollenbeck in Members' Show #1. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

 A happy audience at the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

A happy audience at the 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland.

 Cody and Willie Braun in the intimate G Three Bar Theater. Photo by Charlie Ekburg.

Cody and Willie Braun in the intimate G Three Bar Theater. Photo by Charlie Ekburg.

 Jesus Goñi, Bertsolaria, with Joxe Mallea. Photo by Charlie Ekburg.

Jesus Goñi, Bertsolaria, with Joxe Mallea. Photo by Charlie Ekburg.

  Saturday's Fiddling Around Show: the more, the merrier. Photo by Charlie Ekburg

Saturday's Fiddling Around Show: the more, the merrier. Photo by Charlie Ekburg

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