Chris is a mule man. He finds a good pace with a mule tale (and an appreciative mule woman). Chris Isaacs performs his poem "Mutual Respect" during the "Cowboy Stew" show at the 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Chris Isaacs is an award-winning poet and storyteller who has lived the life that he tells about. He has worked as a cowboy, he’s rodeoed, and he’s spent time as a packer. In between jobs, you can usually find him making a living as a horseshoer. He has recorded several albums, has published four books, and now is at work on a fifth tome. Semi-retired, he currently works part-time for Bobcat Pass Wilderness Adventures in Red River, New Mexico, and travels the country sharing his poems and stories.
Filmed in front of a live audience at the Western Folklife Center’s G Three Bar Theater in Elko, NV, on Jan. 28, 2020.
Made possible by Ledgestone Hotel and by the multitude of staff, artists, volunteers, and community members working behind the scenes to make this show happen.
Brought to you by the Western Folklife Center, using story and cultural expression to connect the American West to the world.