MISS NAVAJO NATION 2018-2019

 

 

 

2019-2020 MISS NAVAJO NATION PAGEANT

Applications may be picked up at the Office of Miss Navajo Nation, which is located in the Navajo Nation Museum building, Hwy 264 & Post Office Loop Rd, Window Rock, Arizona

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, June 24, 2019; 10:00 AM MST

Biography

 

Autumn Montoya was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is twenty-two years old. She is Hashtł'ishnii, born for Kinyaa'áanii/Nałani Tódik'ǫzhi. Her maternal grandfather is Ta'neeszahnii  and her parental grandfather is Tó'aheedlíinii /Tódich'ii'nii . She was raised in Na’neelzhiin, New Mexico and graduated from Artesia High School “Title Town – City of Champions.”

Her parents are Richelle Montoya Chee of Na’neelzhiin, New Mexico and Olsen Chee of Nashchitti, New Mexico. Her maternal grandparents are the late Judie Castillo Montoya of Na’neelzhiin, New Mexico and Richard Montoya, Sr. of Na’neelzhiin, New Mexico. Her paternal grandparents are Lillian Chee of Nashchitti, New Mexico and Oscar Chee, Sr. of Chinle, Arizona.

 

 

Platform

 

 

Resiliency – Our ancestors proved that being resilient will allow us, Navajo people, to continue living on our homelands and to remain Dine. Today, we must be resilient, when we make mistakes, we pick ourselves up and continue with life. “Mistakes are proof you are trying.”