No swimsuit competition for Miss Indian World

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Back in the Native village of Napaimute in southwest Alaska, Megan Leary drives a snowmobile, can fix the engine on a boat, and carries a bolt-action .243 Winchester rifle when moose hunting.
In Albuquerque, New Mexico, she’s a potential pageant queen.
The 23-year-old Leary had arrived in New Mexico last week for the 30th annual Miss Indian World pageant, along with 23 other contestants representing tribes in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. 

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No swimsuit competition for Miss Indian World

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Back in the Native village of Napaimute in southwest Alaska, Megan Leary drives a snowmobile, can fix the engine on a boat, and carries a bolt-action .243 Winchester rifle when moose hunting.

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, she’s a potential pageant queen.

The 23-year-old Leary had arrived in New Mexico last week for the 30th annual Miss Indian World pageant, along with 23 other contestants representing tribes in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. 

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    Why call it “Indian” though?
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    This sounds amazing, except for the tiny paragraph about where the money from this event goes, i hope that they do do...
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