by Hank Sims
Ladies and gentleman -- Brooke Grant of Hoopa, your 2009-2010 Miss Indian World ! Grant, a Hupa/Yurok/Karuk/Chippewa, was crowned at the massive Gathering of Nations Powow that took place last month in New Mexico.
Lots of info at the link above, plus a cool Miss Indian World slideshow right here .
UPDATE: Thanks to Treehugger for unearthing this video of Grant's performance. Homegirl has some serious pipes!