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Smooth Feather Productions latest documentary film follows a 330 mile horseback ride to honor 38 Dakota men hanged in 1862.
182 backers pledged $20,155 to help bring this project to life.

Headed out to this year's ride.

Posted by Silas Hagerty (Creator)

Hello everyone,

I'm just packing up my bags right now in DC and I'm headed to join the riders for this years ride. I'm meeting up with fellow smooth feather cowboys Adam Mastrelli and Sidharta Pascual in Cedar Rapids Iowa and then we'll be heading across the plains in our rental car to find the riders around Pipestone, Minnesota.

Over the past few weeks we've had a chance to create some amazing music for the soundtrack. I've posted a couple videos of co-composers Jay Mckay & Jay Parrotta working on the score. Feel free to check them out on the Smooth Feather Journey page,

We also wanted to give you an update as to when we'll be sending out the DVD's for Dakota 38 as many people have been asking. We're aiming to have it all together by summer time of next year. There are many small details that still need to come together and I'm continually humbled by how much work it takes to create a feature length film. We'll be sure to keep you updated between now and then with the latest developments though.

Alright, well I'm off to packing for the ride.

Sending much love from DC,



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    1. Caitlin Mac Iver on

      Silas, I'm glad to be a backer and I'm glad you reached your goal. I'd love to hear more about the finishing of the project. Any news??

    2. Seth Herman on

      have a great ride brother. so proud of you; to know you.

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      Karen Taogaga on

      send us pic's of the ride! May God Bless you and everyone who will be riding, and may he keep you all safe!

    4. Angelika Roll on

      Thanks for the update. Best of luck and a safe journey now!