Word With A Champ Interviews
Native Voice One – Koahnic Broadcast Corporation
The Annenburg National Native Voice Studios
Albuquerque, NM



WNFR Round 8-Dec.10
Canada night and the conclusion of the inaugural Ladies Breakaway Roping event added to the seven standard events in ProRodeo, are the highlights of the 62nd Annual Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Arlington, Texas, round number 8 of 10. We celebrate the success and support the challenge of our six American Indian contestants that have qualified in the top 15, by money won for the year end finale of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. A very exciting event.
Navajo sisters, Anna and Cassie Bahe of Utah did well in Texas. Cassie Bahe won the world championship ladies break away roping. Anna Bahe finished #8 with the three day, 10 round, with a top 8, then top 4 round competition. This is huge, congratulations to a very fun and talented family. we look forward to seeing them at the Indian National Finals Rodeo.
Team roping, no money won with Navajo, Erich Rogers, whom is #10 in the world standings, Cherokee Brenten Hall is #13. Erich was 9.6 seconds with partner Payden Bray of Texas for no money and Brenten Hall posted a 19.1 second time with partner Chase Tryan of Montana. Rogers is fastest on 8 towards the $67,269.00 to win the rodeo and his second world championship. Hall is eleventh in the aggregate after round 8 of 10 rounds.
Saddle bronc riding Indian country WNFR qualifiers, Cheyenne River Sioux, WNFR rookie, Shorty Garrett was 84.5 and won fifth in the round for his second paycheck of the week worth $6,769.00. Cole Elshere, Standing Rock Sioux was 0 in round 8 at his forth Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Shorty Garrett is #9 in the PRCA world standings and Cole is #13, with 2 rounds to go for the 2020 World Championships in ProRodeo.
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