History

Art Gallery: A.R. Mitchell

Trinidad born Western artist A.R. Mitchell’s work has been celebrated for a century for its ability to depict “the actual …

C&I Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

It’s always inspiring to explore the beauty and significance, depth and diversity of Indigenous cultures and peoples. It’s especially timely …

Halloween Hideaways: Ghost Towns of the West

Want a real Western fright? Check out these Western ghost towns, rich with history (and possibly ghosts). The West is …

Challenging How People See Native Americans: The Photos Of Lee Marmon On View

Through January 15, 2023, see Between Two Worlds: The Photography of Lee Marmon at Albuquerque Museum. Lee Marmon (Laguna Pueblo, …

From the C&I Archives: The Story of Wrangler

Some Western fashion companies create clothes for rhinestone cowboys or urban wannabes. But not Wrangler. Since 1947, Wrangler has been …

Thunderheart And Incident At Oglala

Thirty years ago, two films were inspired by a violent clash that continues to have repercussions today. In 1975, two …

Utopia In The Desert

Newly renovated, the oasis of Arizona’s Castle Hot Springs has transformed into a luxurious wellness hot spot. “This is where …

The Art Of Seeing The Equestrian West: Western Photography

A shooter’s guide to capturing award-winning photos of Western riders. William Shepley drops photography wisdom that he’s accumulated over his …