Nez Perce rodeo champion Jackson Sundown poses with horse


Man wearing a wide-brimmed hat, beaded gauntlets, shirt, jeans & spurred boots stands holding horse by its bridle. In background can be seen people moving about and a concession stand. Note from unidentifed source: Jackson Sundown [1863 - 1923], model for Charles Russell. [His family joined Chief Joseph in his flight of 1877. They crossed into Canada after the defeat at Bear Paw, Mont. Eventually, about 1910, Sundown and his wife returned to Nez Perce country. He won the titles of world champion saddle bronc rider and rodeo performer of the year at the 1916 Pendleton, Ore., Roundup - at the age of 53]

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United States--Idaho