Wounded Knee was the sight of a massacre in 1890 that left 150 Native Americans dead at the hands of the US Calvary.
Badlands National Park in South Dakota is located just outside of Rapid City. As with any National Park, this is a good place for landscapes.
Huron, South Dakota is in the heart of South Dakota. It’s a small town with great charm and lovely people.
The Foothills Bull Bash in Wessington Springs, South Dakota is an annual event featuring bull riding.
The Demolition Derby in Plankinton, South Dakota was a fun event to attend back in 2010.
Bennett County Fair and Rodeo is an annual event in Martin, South Dakota. The rodeo features events such as barrel racing, roping, and bull riding.
The Indian Rodeo on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation at Kyle, South Dakota featured roping, barrel racing, bronco riding, and more.
The Pow Wow in Pierre, South Dakota displayed the passion that Native Americans have of their heritage.
The Interior Rodeo in South Dakota is located just outside of Badlands National Park. This rodeo featured a full docket of events including bull riding.
Irene Rodeo in Irene, South Dakota is a great rodeo to photograph. You can get close to the action and it has nice scenery beyond the arena.