Metlakatla woman to participate in 2013 Miss Indian World Competition

Metlakatla resident Rebecca Gue will compete for the title of the 2013 Miss Indian World as part of the 30th Annual Gathering of Nations, the most prominent Native American gathering in the world, held in Albuquerque, N.M. between April 25 and April 27.


This year's Gathering of Nations will host more than 700 tribes from throughout the United States, Canada, and around the world, honoring three decades of Native American culture and traditions through dance, music, food and indigenous dress.

The Miss Indian World pageant is a competition of Native American women representing their different tribes and traditions. This year, 16 women will be competing for the yearlong title as a Cultural Goodwill Ambassador for all Native and Indigenous people. Gue will compete in the areas of cultural tribal knowledge, dancing ability, public speaking and personality assessment. The 2013 Miss Indian World will travel to many Native and Indigenous communities throughout the world on behalf of the Gathering of Nations.

The 2013 Miss Indian World will be crowned on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m.

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