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Congratulations April Yazza – New Miss Native American USA

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown August 6th, 2014 Last Updated on: August 6th, 2014

The third annual Miss Native American USA Pageant was held this past Friday, August 1, 2014 in Tempe, Arizona. There were nine contestants and April Yazza, a 19-year-old Fort Lewis College Student from Durango, Colorado was the winner. Yazza of the Zuni Pueblo and Navajo (Dine') Tribes from Mentmore, New Mexico is studying Graphics Design with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.

Via Miss Native American USA Facebook

Via Miss Native American USA Facebook

 

Via Miss Native American USA Facebook

Via Miss Native American USA Facebook

The picture above shows Yazza with former Miss Native American USA Sarah Ortegon. In case you missed it earlier this year, PowWows.com had an interview with Sarah Ortegon.

Via Miss Native American USA Facebook

Via Miss Native American USA Facebook

Congratulations to all the ladies who were nominated. You are all such great role models!


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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Shirley Wolf

Congratulations, I wish you all the best.

April SpringBlossom

Congratulations on a wonderful title. May your reign be full of special moments and lasting memories. Follow your dreams and ambitions always with head held high and a smile in your heart. (You already have the smile)

AHO

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Kathy

Congratulations!! And best of luck in school!!

Linda

Congratulation 2 April !!! U r so beautiful!!!

Serena

What a beautiful young lady! I know her parents and grandparents are very proud of her. I wish the best for her in her professional endeavors (college, career, and so forth).

(Is she rockin’ a short hairdo? ๐Ÿ˜€ )

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