2017 Miss Indian Pageant



Every year several UNM women compete for the prestigious Miss Indian University of New Mexico title through a competitive process.

2017 MIUNM Pageant JUDGES

  • Mrs. Dawn Blue Sky Hill, Director, Student Support Services - TRIO
  • Ms. Barbara Creel, Professor of Law
  • 1st Lt. Governor Mr. Raymond Concho Jr.
  • Dr. Anthony Fleg, Family and Community Medicine
  • Miss Dine Eastern Queen Autumn Montoya

2017 MIUNM Mistress of Ceremony

  • Mrs. Katrina Sweetland, MIUNM Advisor/Program Coordinator, American Indian Student Services

This year we had 3 outstanding contestants who began preparing for the Pageant since the first MIUNM Interest Meeting in February 2017. Once they submitted their applications on March 4, the group met weekly to plan and coordinate for the Pageant.

The 3 Contestants competed in 5 areas:

  • Cumulative GPA
  • Essay Writing
  • Fundraising
  • Traditional Talent
  • Impromptu Questioning

Each Contestant is commended for competing for the honor of serving as an Ambassador of the UNM American Indian community. Thank you to all the Contestants and supporters!