National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts
  • The Last Wagon

    Buck will hold you rapt with this lament, a meditation on loss of range and loss of life. Buck Ramsey performs "The Last Wagon" during the "Favorite Cowboy Songs: A Cappella and Otherwise" show at the 10th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    This project is supported in part by the National Endow...

  • Let Nature Speak

    Annie reminds us of the power of listening. Annie Mackenzie performs "Let Nature Speak" during the 37th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering "Rodear Year."


    Annie Mackenzie
    Jordan Valley, OR
    While known as the family rambler, Annie Mackenzie has her roots planted firmly at the four...

  • Painted Horse Honor Song

    Painted Horse drum group honor the spirit of the horse to welcome in the keynote address, "Horses at Work in Contemporary Society," at the 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.


    Painted Horse
    Owyhee, NV
    Shoshone, Paiute and Pit River tribal members make up Painted Horse – a d...