Bill Lowman with his horse, Badger, pausing after branding and vaccinating spring calves, June 1987. Photo: Jeri L. Dobrowski
Cowboy Poetry of Bill Lowman
A rancher-cowboy in the North Dakota Badlands,
Bill Lowman is also a published author of four books, a
professional visual artist, a speaker and entertainer at
public events, and a teacher. His inspiration in all his
pursuits is the American cowboy culture and the need for its
preservation. He is the founder and director of the Dakota
Cowboy Poetry Gathering and a charter member of the National
Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada.
Originally submitted by: Byron Dorgan, Senator.
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