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CULTURE FEST: Miss Navajo
April 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
For the past 50 years, the Miss Navajo Nation pageant has celebrated Navajo women and traditional values, language and inner beauty. Held over a five-day period at the annual Navajo Nation Fair, contestants are required to showcase skills that are crucial to Navajo daily life, including sheep butchering, fry-bread making and rug weaving. Through interviews with new and previous pageant contestants, “MISS NAVAJO” reveals the importance of cultural preservation and the meaning of being a woman in Navajo culture.
Housing & Student Conduct, International Education Center, Native American Student Services, HU-CARES, Ilfeld Auditorium & KEDP 91.1 Radio, Dean of Students, President’s Office, and the ASNMHU, and our corporate sponsor Southwest Capital Bank, cordially invite the community of Las Vegas and the NMHU campus to: Culture Fest 2016!! Beginning March 28- April 1, 2016 enjoy daily events from live music, performances, film to global cuisine!