Miss Navajo Butchering Competition

Come to the Miss Navajo Nation Butchering Competition

at the Navajo Nation Fair


Wednesday, September 9, 2015

8AM – 12PM – Hazel Y. Pavilion

Photos of Contestants and Miss Navajo Nation Pageant Schedule

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Navajo Nation Fair Events 2015

Open Indian Rodeo Navajo Nation Fair
Championship Bull Riding Navajo Nation Fair
Miss Navajo Nation Pageant 2015
Navajo Nation Fair Baby Contest 2015
Song & Dance Navajo Nation Fair
Pow Wow – Navajo Nation Fair
Wild Horse Race Navajo Nation Fair
Gourd Dance Navajo Nation Fair
Full Schedule of Events List

Miss Navajo Nation Pageant 2014

Miss Navajo Nation 2014-2015

McKeon Dempsey


Miss Navajo Nation Pageant Results

Miss Navajo Nation 2014-2015 is McKeon Dempsey
1st runner up is Shannon Gorman
2nd runner up – Rhonda Joe – and Miss photogenic award winner.
1st Honorable Mention and Miss Congeniality award – Kolty Tso
2nd Honorable Mention – Pharra Mailboy
3rd honorable mention – Ann Marie Salt


Miss Navajo Nation Contestants

2014 Miss Navajo Nation Pageant schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 3
8 a.m. Butchering/bread making competition, Navajo Nation Fairgrounds

Thursday, Sept. 4 at Navajo Arts & Crafts tent.
9 a.m. – Contemporary skills and talent competition
2 p.m. – Traditional skills and talent competition

Friday, Sept. 5 – (closed to public)
9 a.m. – Navajo interview panel judging

1 p.m. – Miss Navajo Nation contestants “meet & greet” at Navajo Arts & Crafts Enterprise in Window Rock

Saturday, Sept. 6
8 a.m. – Navajo Nation parade
6 p.m. – Coronation of Miss Navajo Nation 2014-15, Navajo Arts & Crafts

Sunday, Sept. 7 – Navajo Arts & Crafts
9 a.m. – Brunch (induction of Natasha Hardy, Miss Navajo Nation 2013-14)

Miss Navajo Nation Contestants


Contestant #1 - Koltey Tso

Contestant #1 – Koltey Tso
Age: 21 years old
Chapter: Cove, Arizona
Agency: Northern

Contestant #2 - Ann Marie Salt

Contestant #2 – Ann Marie Salt
Age: 24 years old
Chapter: Kayenta, Arizona
Agency: Western

Contestant #3 - Farrah Mailboy

Contestant #3 – Farrah Mailboy
Age: 24 years old
Chapter: Lukachukai, Arizona
Agency: Central

Contestant #4 - Shannon Gorman

Contestant #4 – Shannon Gorman
Age: 22 years old
Chapter: Chinle, Arizona
Agency: Central

Contestant #5 - Mckeon Dempsey

Contestant #5 – Mckeon Dempsey
Age: 24 years old
Chapter: Oaksprings, Arizona
Agency: Fort Defiance

Contestant #6 - Ronda Joe 2

Contestant #6 – Ronda Joe
Age: 20 years old
Chapter: Rock Point, Arizona
Agency: Central


Miss Navajo Nation Contestants-1

Miss Navajo Nation Pageant Events

Butchering/Bread Making Competition
Traditional Skills & Talent Competition
Contemporary Skills & Talent Competition
Evening Gown Competition
Coronation of Miss Navajo Nation

Eligibility Requirements

• Must be an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation with a tribal census number.
• Must be 18 to 25 years of age, never married and with no children.
• Must be knowledgeable in Navajo Culture, History, Values, and Traditions.
• Must speak fluent Navajo and English.
• Previous Miss Navajo Nations are not eligible.
• Must not be holding an active crown or title during pageant events.
• More information contact OMNN (928) 871-6379

Office of Miss Navajo Nation
P.O Box 2860 Window Rock, AZ 86515
Office: (928) 871- 6379 • Fax: (928) 871- 6385 fax
e-mail: lat69@nau.edu

Navajo Nation Fair Information



Miss Navajo Sheep Butchering Contest

Hazel Yazza Frybread Pavilion
(Navajo Nation Fairgrounds)

Miss Navajo Sheep Butchering 1

Contestant #1
Charlene Goodluck
Shiprock Chapter

Contestant #2
Seri Maryboy
Red Mesa Chapter

Contestant #3
Krystal Parkhurst
St. Michaels Chapter

Contestant #4
Leandra Thomas
Steamboat Chapter

Contestant #5
Verrica Livingston
Twin Lakes Chapter

Contestant #6
Brittany Hunt
Shonto Chapter

Contestant #7
Wallitta Begay
Oljato Chapter