Scholarship Pageant

The Miss Native American USA Pageant is a Scholarship Pageant thanks to the wonderful donors who support our cause.



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.


Tashina Atine


DeWayne Dawson

Public Relations

Tammy McCullagh

Stage Manager

April Yazza

Apurrl Design
Graphic Designer

Tiffani Potter

Website Developer

Carlena Goodman

Judges Coordinator

April Dejolie


Backstage Assistants

Kelly Adson
Ahisha Smith
Kristin Deel
Monica Payne


Tiffani Potter
Lyonel Tso


Dawn Fish
Chelynn Benally
Christina Kinney

Lobby Volunteers

Tami Ned, Lobby Mngr
Jay Massey
Cassie Opitz
Quimbie Gonnie
Treyana Roanhorse
Quincy Benally
Dominique Nosie-Romo

Special Thank You

... and appreciation to Tawnia Nachie, Ella S. Benally and Charmayne Charley of Kayenta, AZ for creating our new Miss Native American USA Crown and Sash.