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Miss Cherokee

Miss Cherokee serves as a goodwill ambassador and messenger promoting the government, history, language and culture of the Cherokee Nation. She is a role model and is expected to display the best qualities of a young Cherokee woman during her reign. Miss Cherokee attends various events throughout the Cherokee Nation including community meetings, parades and school functions promoting her message. At times she may also attend state and national events. Miss Cherokee, as well as the first and second runners-up, receive a college scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Miss Cherokee must be between 18—22 years of age before the date of the competition.
  • Must be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside within the Cherokee reservation.
  • Must be a high school graduate or have attained a GED.
  • Must not have been married or ever cohabitated.
  • Must not have been pregnant or given birth.
  • Must not have previously served as Miss Cherokee.

General Contact and Appearance Request


  • Appearance Request Form
    Miss Cherokee, Jr. Miss Cherokee and Little Cherokee Ambassadors are available for appearances, at the discretion of the committee.
  • Miss Cherokee Competition Application
    Application packet for the Miss Cherokee Leadership Competition. This packet contains a description of the Contestant Eligibility and qualifications.