Fort Lewis College student Natalia Sells was crowned the 38th Miss Hozhoni on Saturday as part of the 53rd annual Hozhoni Days Powwow.
According to Yvonne Bilinski, director of the Native American Center at Fort Lewis College, the event was put on by Wanbli Ota, a club that promotes cultural diversity.
Sells, of Shiprock, New Mexico, is Dine and will represent the Native American community at Fort Lewis College until next spring.
Sells could not be reached for comment Sunday.
Bilinski said that Jocelyn Frank was named first attendant, or runner-up. She is also Dine and is from Many Farms, Arizona.