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Channing Concho from Albuquerque, Kansas Begaye from Rio Rancho, and April Yazza from Zuni, will compete for the title of the 2013 Miss Indian World as part of the 30th Annual Gathering of Nations, at “The Pit” in Albuquerque, on April 25 and April 27.
As part of the Gathering of Nations powwow, the Miss Indian World pageant is a competition of Native American women representing their different tribes and traditions. This year, 16 women will be competing for the yearlong title as a Cultural Goodwill Ambassador for all Native and Indigenous people.
The Miss Indian World Pageant begins with the talent presentations April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (at Isleta Pueblo) and continues through the weekend. The 2013 Miss Indian World will be crowned April 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the powwow.
Tickets for the Miss Indian World Pageant on April 25 are $14 and will be available at the box office/door the night of the event.
For more information call Marissa Livingston, from JKPR, at 505-797-6688 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.