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Cowboy Culture: Western Folklife Center

VIA Magazine
https://www.viamagazine.com/destinations/western-folklife-center


How a Godless Democrat Fell in Love With Cowboy Poetry

The Paris Review
https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2017/12/13/godless-democrat-fell-love-cowboy-poetry/

 


Image courtesy of MTV.com

Image courtesy of MTV.com


Cowboy Poetry is the American Art Form You've Never Heard Of

VICE.com
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/aeq8v4/cowboy-poetry-is-the-american-art-form-youve-never-heard-of



Dispatch from Nevada's cowboy poets confab

High Country News podcast
http://www.hcn.org/articles/cowboy-poetry-range-podcast-audio


Veterans make peace with past at Cowboy Poetry workshop

Washington Times (AP)
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/feb/5/veterans-make-peace-with-past-at-cowboy-poetry-wor/


How to Cowboy Poetry, From Some Veteran Gathering-Goers

TravelNevada
http://travelnevada.com/adventures/32865/expert-s-guide-to-cowboy-poetry


Elko Gathering Fosters Robust, Respectful Public Lands Debate

KUNR/Reno Public Radio
http://kunr.org/post/elko-gathering-fosters-robust-respectful-public-lands-debate#stream/0


Open Range Meets Open Mic at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Smithsonian
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/learn-about-life-ranch-through-cowboy-poetry-180957947/?no-ist


Cowboys Descend on Nevada for Poetry Festival

The Lonely Planet
https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2016/01/25/cowboys-descend-on-nevada-for-poetry-festival/


Cowboy Culture, Alive and Well

The Wall Street Journal
http://www.wsj.com/articles/cowboy-culture-alive-and-well-1423610106


At the Gathering

KNPB Public Broadcasting Video
http://watch.knpb.org/video/2328450237/

 

 

All photos from Western Folklife Center archives unless otherwise noted: photographers include Jessica Brandi Lifland and Charlie Ekburg.