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September 2012 Young ladies to vie for royal titles during Princess Pageant Oct. 1 cess Pageant will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 at the Ada High School Cougar Activity Center. Contestants will vie for young Chickasaw wom- en will soon be crowned 2012-2013 Chickasaw Royalty. The Chickasaw Prin- ADA, Okla. – Three Chickasaw O fficial public ation of the Chickasaw Nation ous functions and events across several states. "Crowning the new one of three titles. Chick- asaw Princess candidates are 17 to 25 years of age; Chickasaw Junior Prin- cess contestants are ages 12 to 16; and Little Miss Chickasaw candidates are ages seven to 11. During the pageant candidates will be judged on traditional Chickasaw dress, poise and random question. Candidates will also compete in the talent category. Past featured talents have included singing, stomp dancing and storytelling. The newly-crowned royalty will have the honor and privilege of serving as Chickasaw Na- tion ambassadors at vari- saw royalty are Chicka- saw Princess Nacobi Walker; Chickasaw Jr. Princess Raechell Meely; and Little Miss Chicka- saw Keilyn Factor. These young ladies will cesses have been making appearances for many years. The heritage of the princesses goes back to 1963 when Ranell (James) Harry was appointed the first Chickasaw Princess. The 2011-2012 Chicka- Chickasaw princesses is always a time of strong emotions as the current princesses pass the torch to the newly crowned roy- alty," Gov. Bill Anoatubby said. "Our Chickasaw Princesses serve as bear- ers of culture and good- will ambassadors for the Chickasaw people." The Chickasaw prin- Dancing Star Frazier Chickasaw Princess Candidate Kacie Seeley Chickasaw Junior Princess Candidate be honored for their year of service during the cer- emony. Everyone is welcome to attend the pageant. The pageant is free and no ticket is required. For more information about the Chickasaw Princess Pageant, call (580) 272-5508. Lauren Key Little Miss Chickasaw Candidate Cydnee Miller Little Miss Chickasaw Candidate Payton Robertson Little Miss Chickasaw Candidate 2012 - 2013 Chickasaw Princess Candidates Times www. chi c k a s awt ime t Hagen LeFors Chickasaw Princess Candidate Autumn Underwood Chickasaw Princess Candidate Caitlynn Sparlin Chickasaw Junior Princess Candidate Krysten Wallace Chickasaw Junior Princess Candidate Taylor Robertson Chickasaw Junior Princess Candidate Ada, Oklahoma Chelsea Wedlow Chickasaw Junior Princess Candidate The Chickasaw Times Post Office Box 1548 Ada, OK 74821 PRESORTED STANDARD US Postage PAID Permit No.1 Oklahoma City, OK 731

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