Origin: Fort Chipewyan, Alberta
Cody Bearpaw, a full-blood Cree from Alberta, Canada, is the "All Around Indian Cowboy". For years he has competed in rodeos and has done stunt work in such movies as "Little Big Man", "True Grit", and "Towering Inferno", and in such television programs as "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "Starsky & Hutch", and "Emergency". In 1972 he won the Stunt Man of the Year Award.
Cody Bearpaw has also become well known as a songwriter and musician with a hit song "Happy People" and appearances at the Grand Ol' Opry. He also composed three songs on the album "All Around Indian Cowboy": "Let It Shine", "Winter Love", and "All Around Indian Cowboy".