By Stephenie Ochoa
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma hosted the 2014 Choctaw Owa Chito “Festival of the Forest” Princess pageant at Beavers Bend State Park crowning Ariana Chey-Anne Nikkole Wade Byington as Little Miss Choctaw Princess, Tristen Elaine Sargent as Junior Miss Choctaw Princess, and Cheyenne Rae Shomo as Senior Miss Choctaw Princess.
The Owa-Chito Choctaw princess pageant was hosted by the Choctaw Nation Chief Gary Batton, Jack Austin, Jr., and Sue Folsom and is part of “Sustaining and reviving what was and will always be our Choctaw traditions and culture.”
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