O'Chiese Youth participated in Albuquerque, New Mexico International Indian Finals Rodeo (IIFR) held September 14, 15 and 16th 2012. Our local Cowboys and Cowgirl were proud and excited that their hard work, commitment and determination allowed them to qualify in the IIFR (International Indian Finals Rodeo) and winning some money in Albuquerque, after 3 years of hard! 


Brandon Littlejohn and Dustin Beaverbones both competed in the Senior Bull Riding Event!


Shaylyn Coleman placed in the top 7 overall in her category of 26 contestants in the junior barrel racing event!


Brandon, Shaylyn, and Dustin would like to thank their families and Council Member Douglas Beaverbones for all the continued support and commitment. Finally, a special thank you to the Nation and Kree-Lynn Construction for their contribution to their success thus far. We are looking forward to another exciting Rodeo Season in 2013!!


Article submitted by Jennifer Coleman


For more information please see the September 2012 Edition of the O'Chiese Local Community Newsletter