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.
The 2017 Miss Indian World Competition will be held during the week of April 25-29, 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
**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.