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“The Cow Boy,” by John C. H. Grabill (1888)
A move to make National Day of the Cowboy part of the official Arizona calendar was not without some opposition this week, with some legislators claiming cowboys ran out Native Americans for colonizers.

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National Day of the Cowboy proposed for Arizona agenda

Calling them an important part of Arizona history, a divided state House voted Monday to create an official National Day of the Cowboy.