Watch Alyssa London compete for Miss USA on Sunday

Miss Alaska USA 2017 Alyssa London takes a selfie with elder David Katzeek at the Walter Soboleff Center’s Clan House on Feb. 17, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire file)

Alyssa London is the first Tlingit woman to hold the Miss Alaska USA title and on May 14, she will compete for the Miss USA 2017 title.

A viewing party at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., will be held to support London on May 14 at 3 p.m. The party is hosted by Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. There will be door prizes, and light refreshments will be served.

[Meet the first Tlingit Miss Alaska USA]

Alyssa’s Tlingit name is Yáx Ádi Yádi (meaning most precious child) and is Eagle of the Killerwhale clan. If successful, London will also be the first Alaska Native/American Indian to win the title of Miss UAS.

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