Navajo man takes rodeo championship
Last updated 1/4/2018 at 2:14pm
LAS VEGAS, Nev.-The Office of the President and Vice President (OPVP) congratulates Navajo tribal member Erich Rogers along with his heeler, Cory Petska, for becoming the 2017 World Champion Team Ropers at this year's National Finals Rodeo (NFR).
"Erich Rogers' victory goes to show you that Navajos can compete at the world-class level and win," President Russell Begaye said. "As leaders, we are pleased to support all of our athletes and with each achievement, they are clearing the path for future generations to succeed."
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