Since time immemorial, horses have been a central part of Native American culture and livelihood. Today AZ Native American rodeo delivers professional events by highlighting the rich tribally rewarding experience for generations to come.
AZ Native American Rodeos believes in equitable and strong community connections throughout Arizona while both on and off the tribal nations in an effort to make a positive impact on a positive family experience.
To keep that spirit alive, we preserve the cultural and historical place of the rodeo for future generations to enjoy, we offer educational experiences through local not-for-profit educational programming.
Best Practices: Sustaining Business in the Rodeo
Sustaining our business with young adult mentoring provides an opportunity to elevate the “old school rodeo gathering” by steering business practices to the professional national stage presence while learning the hands-on best practices of operating a business, animal safety, cultivating a network, fundraising, and sustaining the Arizona Native Rodeo administration.
Staying Fit In & Outside the Area: Athletics & Sportsmanship
Safety, both physical and mental health are vital for youth and young adults as they participate in the sport of rodeo and while they pursue national level opportunities. The workshop in Sportsmanship will engage participants in best practices regarding wellbeing, rules in and outside the arena.
History: Arizona Native American Cultural Education
Throughout history, horses have been used for hunting, travel, trade and competitive sports. Tribal nations continue to celebrate and showcase horses through their sacred songs, stories and rodeos. Throughout the year, a variety of workshops will share stories on the Native American history of hunting, ceremony, songs and medicinal uses that foster a stronger nation.