The Arizona State Fair is one of the most popular and visited in the USA, running for over 3 weeks every year. People visit in droves, regardless of the heat - 38c / 100f the day I went.
Entertainment and activities range from agricultural awards to musical performances, artistic endeavors and fairground attractions. One of the events in the program is the All-Indian Rodeo; a show of cattle herding and horse breaking open to anyone with proof of tribal certification.
With this iconic image of the American frontier came a humbling marriage with the Native American and a reminder of those that worked the land in a bygone time.