2013-14 Royalty
(Left to Right) Tianna Hackett ~ Jr Miss Oneida
Riley Aguirre ~ Lil Miss Oneida
Oneida Nation Royalty 2013-14

Jr Miss Biography

Hello everyone my name is Oneida name is Kawis^hahs which means She Takes Away the Ice, my English name is Tianna Hackett, I am Jr. miss Oneida 2013-2014. I am proud to represent our community as Jr. Miss Oneida. I am turtle clan and people of the standing stone is the land or earth I come from. I am fourteen years old. I am going to be a Freshman at West De Pere High School. My parents are Tina Skenandore and Andre Hackett. My grandparents are Neva Archiquette and the late Norbert Skenandore and Truman and the late Annie Hackett.

Lil Miss Biography 

Hello my Oneida name is Kanata;sa'? which means small village and my english name is Riley Aguirre. My parents are Tana and Jason Aguirre.  My grandparents are Rose and (late) Carl Melchert, Loriann and Patrick Young, and Jose’ Aguirre.  I belong to the turtle clan and I am 7 years old.

2014-15 Miss Oneida, Jr. Miss Oneida, and Lil Miss Oneida Pageant

Oneida Royalty has become an integral part of our culture. Passing along our cultural history is paramount in preserving our identity and traditions as ‘People of the Standing Stone’. The teachings of our ancestors are our lifeline to ensure that we remember our traditions, now, and for the seven generations to come. This will become a vital part of the newly crowned royalty’s responsibility.The Miss Oneida/ Jr. Miss Oneida/ Lil Miss Oneida Pageant is not a beauty pageant. Oneida Royalty will hold their titles for one (1) year as young ambassadors for the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin. They will be responsible for attending various Tribal events and many other events in the surrounding communities.

Eligibility requirements for both titles are:
1) Must be single with no children (does not cohabitate)
2) Does not smoke, drink, or use drugs
3) Has a positive outlook on life.
4) Good standing in school
5) Miss Oneida are between the ages of 18–25
6) Jr. Miss are between the ages of 13–17.
7) Li’l Miss Oneida are between the ages of 7–12

Contestants are judged based on: 
1) Presenting themselves, ie. public speaking, poise, confidence, etc. 
2) Knowledge of the culture and a traditional talent.

For More Information Contact:

Rich Figueroa (920) 496-5026