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Nespelem rodeo next week


The Nespelem Celebration Rodeo will be held July 12-14, at the Rodeo Grounds, and is being held in conjunction with a pow wow and stick games.

The rodeo is sanctioned by the Western States Indian Rodeo Association and stock is being supplied by Red Knection of Keller.

Parts of the event are not sanctioned: the Friday night open barrel racing, the Saturday wild horse race, and the Sunday endurance and wild colt races are not sanctioned.

The rodeo is open to everyone and will include bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, senior team roping, senior and junior breakaway events, junior steer riding and a number of other events.

Action opens Friday night at 6 p.m. An added purse of $1,000 in the bull riding event is scheduled.

Saturday and Sunday the grand entry is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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