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Thursday, May 9, 2024 – Miss Indian World Kassie John

Twenty-five year old Diné multimedia artist Kassie John is the newest cultural ambassador to wear the Miss Indian World crown. She is the first Navajo Miss Indian World in a decade. John hopes to inspire young people to tap into their own artistic talent to bring Indigenous stories to others. She’s a business owner and comes from a family with many strong ties to the powwow community. We’ll hear from her and some previous Miss Indian World winners about the power of Native royalty.


Kassie John (Diné), current Miss Indian World 2023-2024

Cheyenne Kippenberger (Seminole), former Miss Indian World 2019-2021 and owner of C.K. Consulting