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“Geronimo: Life on the Reservation” Performance by Rudy Ramos

Rudy Ramos will be performing Geronimo, Life on the Reservation in Kenab, Utah, August 25-26th, 2017 at the Western Legends Roundup. Don’t miss it! The roundup runs from August 24-26th.

Geronimo, Life on the Reservation-Rudy Ramos talks about his concept for his live show

 

 

 

https://youtu.be/I7nXNPKzF5I

This is the YouTube link where Rudy Ramos first introduced his  concept for his live show on Geronimo’s life after the great Apache warrior became a POW on the Ft. Sill Reservation. The actual show premiered during the 2014 High Chaparral Reunion in Phoenix, AZ. Since then, the traveling show has been given rave reviews.

Next performances will be August 25-26 at the Kanab, Utah at the  Western Legends Roundup.

 

Booking video for Geronimo, Life on the Reservation

The booking video below was made with my own two little hands. What fun! Many thanks to the talented people who graciously allowed me to incorporate their work. Anyone can tell you, this story of Geronimo is a true labor of love!

https://youtu.be/cnY2zVmKpZM

August 25 & 26th, 2017, Rudy will be performing his show in Kenab, Utah, during The Western Legends Roundup https://www.westernlegendsroundup.com/  the Roundup runs from August21-26th, 2017. Don’t miss it!

Tickets for Geronimo:

http://westernlegendsroundup.com/geronimo

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A little Geronimo history

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When I wrote Geronimo, Life on the Reservation, a one-man show for Rudy Ramos, not all of my research made it into the show. There just wasn’t space! This is one of the stories I had to leave out…

This photo was taken at a photo-op at the 101 Ranch in Oklahoma in 1905 (Geronimo died in 1909) while Geronimo was a POW at the reservation in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Geronimo is wearing the top hat. The man next to Geronimo is Edward Le Clair, who was a Ponca. At the end of the day he gave his ornately beaded vest to Geronimo because the old warrior had admired it so much.  The same day he drove the car (a 1904 Model C Locomobile), photographers also wanted Geronimo to show them how he killed buffalo. He admitted that he’d never killed a buffalo. Someone finally killed the bison and Geronimo posed next to it to have his picture taken. It was a win-win. The photographers got their photo and Geronimo got his picture taken, which he loved. Note: When Geronimo died, he was buried in the vest. 

Rudy Ramos, starring in Geronimo, Life on the Reservation, will have two shows at the Western Legends Roundup in Kanab, Utah on August 25th & 26th in 2017. More info:

http://www.westernlegendsroundup.com/geronimo

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