August 28, 2012

Mission
Miss Native American USA is dedicated to recognize and honor Native American women.

To encourage Native American women achieve their personal goals, build character, enhance self-esteem, and develop leadership skills.

To utilize the name Miss Native American USA to help promote, address, support, and collaborate in areas of continuing education, domestic violence, alcohol & drugs, suicide, teenage pregnancy, youth violence, AIDS, diabetes prevention and intervention in Urban and Native Americans Communities.

To encourage volunteerism, provide goodwill service in Native American communities and in urban society.

The concept for Miss Native American World originated in 1983 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Indigenous, young women from all over North America compete for this most prestigious crown. Miss Native American World is selected by acquiring points in a variety of categories and must be knowledgeable about the Tribe(s) and Traditions she will be representing. At the end of the five day competition, the contestant with the highest accumulated points will be crowned Miss Native American World to reign for one year. (Source)

For more details, application, rules & regulations form, or to make a donation, become a sponsor, volunteer please email missnativeamerican_usa@yahoo.com

MEDIA CONTACT: ddawson_mna_usa@yahoo.com
General Information
Miss Native American, USA 2012 Pageant and Health & Wellness Committee;
Tashina Atine, Director/Owner
Darrell Marks, VP
Krissy Bergen, Health & Wellness Assistant
Carlena Goodman, Head Volunteer Manager
Jacqulyn Woodworth, Pageant Assistant
DeWayne Dawson, Public Relations
Levi Blackwolf, Official Photographer
Anthony Collins, Official Photographer
Chelynn Benally, MUA
Christine De Angelia, MUA

Photo provided by Levi Blackwolf, Wolfnphotographies

Shaylin Shabi (Navajo), Miss Native American USA 2012-2013. Photo: Anthony "Thosh" Collins.

Sage Honga (Hualapai/Navajo), 1st Attendant 2012-2013. Photo: Anthony "Thosh" Collins.

Responses to "Shaylin Shabi (Navajo), Miss Native American USA 2012-2013"

  1. wow, she's beautiful! good for her! :)

  2. Anonymous says:

    She's awesome! last time i saw her she was lil' girl. Her father was from our community in White Cone; my brothers, Jayor & Chuck, were his co-worker/friends/relation. He would have been Pround of her. Jus awesome!!

  3. Muddy Dog says:

    Congratulations, you are an encouragement for all.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Shaylin is beautiful on the outside only. She says she's against domestic violence against women but supports her uncle as his soon to be ex-wife struggles to divorce him after more than 20 yrs of verbal & physical abuse & violence. If you're going to advocate for women, do it for ALL women & not just for those who aren't married to a family member of yours. Like they say, "You can't judge a book by its cover." Your comments on Facebook towards your uncle's wife contradict what your crown stands for.

  5. Anonymous says:

    They must not have done a question and answer section. Anyone who knows Shaylin knows that she is not bright (and that's being nice). How can she be an example for Native American women when she is stupid, lazy, talentless, and a liar. This is who was chosen as a representative for us?! I weep for our people, our culture, and our children...

    What a shame...

  6. Anonymous says:

    I don't know why u have these damn haters Shay.. U are beautiful on the outside as well as in. I'm super excited and I know the right person was chosen. Don't let none of these haters get to u. They have nothing better to do. All it is, is jealous people. Love u Shay! -AMG

  7. Anonymous says:

    anyone can sit behind a computer and write whatever they want to write but would they really say it to her face? Shaylin is NOT responsible for someone elses' actions whether they are her family member or not.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Shay,
    You are a great person in and out. You are smart, talent, beautiful, and a great friend. I am sure your family is proud of you I am proud of you. Don't listen to this haters. Keep you head up.Oh and for those haters she is Miss Native American you like it or not.
    love lots
    ~vergi~

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