American Cowboys Documentary DVD
American Cowboys is a documentary about Jackson Sundown, who was the first Native American to win the World Saddle Bronc Championship at the 1916 Pendleton Round-Up.
George Fletcher, an African American, competed in the controversial Saddle Bronc finals for the World Title at the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up.
Sundown and Fletcher were the two legendary cowboys who broke the color barriers in the rodeo arena at the turn of the 20th Century.
Narrated by "Academy Award ®" Winner William Hurt.
47 minute Version
26 Minute Version
1911 Round-Up Film Footage (Silent)
Produced by Wildbill productions, in Association with Oregon Public Broadcasting, Native American Public Telecommunications and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.