The new Miss Indian World will be crowned at the 2017 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow April 29, 2017.
Will you be the next Miss Indian World?
From Gathering of Nations:
The 2017 Miss Indian World Competition will be held during the week of April 25-29, 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Much more than a competition, this 5-day experience for participating MIW contestants share an exciting journey of “sisterhood” as they represent their tribes & communities, form lifelong friendships & memories, participate in a full stage production of the Miss Indian World Traditional Talent Presentations which culminating in the crowning of the new Miss Indian World 2017-2018 in front of sold out audience on Saturday night, April 29th, 2017. The Newly crowned 2017-2018 Miss Indian World will spend her year traveling* extensively throughout the USA, Canada and Internationally*.
As a prestigious cultural ambassador for Native people throughout the World, the new Miss Indian World will then spend her year traveling, when the opportunities arise, and promoting cultural awareness, diversity & the Gathering of Nations Pow wow globally.
Each Miss Indian World contestant will compete in the areas of:
- Public Speaking
- Personal Interview
- Traditional Talent Presentation
Each category above is judged based on the MIW Contestants’ own cultural knowledge.