Think You Have What It Takes to Be Miss Native American USA?

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown March 13th, 2015 Last Updated on: March 13th, 2015


Miss Native American USA is dedicated to honoring and recognizing Native American women in both culture and beauty.

From their mission statement:

To encourage Native American women to achieve their personal goals, build character, enhance self-esteem, and develop leadership skills.

To help promote, address, support, and collaborate, in areas of continuing education, domestic violence, alcohol & drugs, suicide, teenage pregnancy, youth violence, HIV/AIDS, diabetes prevention, in urban and Native American communities.

To encourage volunteerism, provide goodwill service in Native American communities and in urban society.


Think you have what it takes to represent your tribe and community? Deadline to register is July 11, 2015. Don't hesitate!


The current Miss Native American USA, April Yazza, will be attending some of the bigger upcoming powwows. Here's where you can check her out and maybe get some pointers!

MARCH 20-22, 2015: Denver March Powwow, Denver Coliseum
APRIL 23-25, 2015: Gathering of Nations Powwow, Albuquerque

For more a complete list of rules & regulations please visit http://missnativeamericanusa.com/Apply or contact pageant director, Tashina Atine at [email protected] Good luck everyone!

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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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ole skool

I thought this was once called “Miss INDIAN USA” ??

Claude Leedom

Hello, I’m a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and have a starquilt business here in Sheridan, Wy. I would like to donate a queen size satin starquilt to the winner of this years pageant simply for the publicity.
Let me know what you think.

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