Miss Indigenous Canada to be crowned in Six Nations

Aleria McKay, a former pageant contestant, is heading up the local organizing committee for the Miss Indigenous Canada event. Photo by Jamieson Photography.

By Sam Laskaris Writer The inaugural Miss Indigenous Canada contest will be held in Six Nations later this month. A total of 26 contestants from across the country will participate in the event, which runs July 24-27. Members of the public are able to attend the contest’s final show, which will be held July 27 at the Gathering Place by the Grand, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here https://www.missindigenouscanada.ca/tickets Aleria McKay, the committee head of the event’s organizers, said about 700 women from across Canada had expressed interest in taking part when details about the applications were released this past March. “I think that really shows there is a demand for this,” said McKay, a former pageant contestant herself who was named Miss Teenage Ontario in 2018…

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