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Monday, March 09, 2009

Western Heritage Awards

Western Heritage Awards
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
April 17 - 18, 2009
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Logo 
Awards are self-described as:  "First presented in 1961, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Western Heritage Awards were established to honor and encourage the legacy of those whose works in literature, music, film, and television reflect the significant stories of the American West. The awards program also recognizes inductees into the prestigious Hall of Great Westerners and the Hall of Great Western Performers as well as the recipient of the Chester A. Reynolds Memorial Award, named in honor of the Museum's founder. Each honoree receives a Wrangler, an impressive bronze sculpture of a cowboy on horseback."
The recent awards include
Juvenile Book  Journey to Gonzales  Author: Melodie A. Cuate  Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
Magazine Article  Bringing Home All the Pretty Horses  Author: Dan Flores  Publisher: Montana, The Magazine of Western History
Hall of Great Westerners Inductees   Anne W. Marion    Texas   1938 –
Chester A Reynolds Memorial Award Recipient  Nolan Ryan Jr.  Texas    1947 –

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