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Miss Indian World Traditional Talent Presentations
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Albuquerque Convention Center
401 2nd Street NW (Downtown)
Showtime at 7 p.m. Sharp!! Doors Open at 6 p.m.
Lisa Meeches (Canadian TV Personality) Winnipeg, Manitoba
Jason Whitehouse (Powwow Personality) Madison Hts, MI
Tickets Sold at Door: $15 and ONLINE at www.gatheringofnations.com (12/31/16)
Doors Open at 6 p.m.
Advance tickets at www.gatheringofnations.com
Miss Indian World Contestant Applications, Call 505-836-2810 or download from this page.
An enchanting evening for all who attend!
Crowning of Miss Indian World at Gathering of Nations PowWow in Tingley Coliseum/Expo NM
Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at the Powwow
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.
2017 MISS INDIAN WORLD APPLICATION - DOWNLOAD LINK BELOW
CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL 2017 MISS INDIAN WORLD CONTESTANT APPLICATION
DEADLINE: MARCH 20, 2017
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.
*Travel may be more or less than previous years depending on appearance requests. Miss Indian World is a role model to young and old and help to educate and demonstrate the beauty and diversity of Native American culture as well as represent the Gathering of Nations throughout her travels.