AZ .Nothing proves youre a Navajo princess like sheep
At least that is what the newly crowned 2014-15 Little Miss
Southwestern Navajo proved when she won over the judges with her
Miya Sam, 7, from Ganado, Ariz., snatched up the title after
she showed off her modern and traditional skills to the four-judge
panel. She earned a total of 186 points out of a possible 200.
For Sams traditional talent she and her sister, Miral,
set up a toy kitchen on the fairs song-and-dance grounds.
After she tied her apron on she acted out the processes of making
achii. She pulled out some Tupperware holding her ingredients.
She soon held the sheep fat and intestines, letting the judges
know exactly what she was doing in Navajo, before wrapping the fat
to make achii.
Sam even joked that she would make achii at the
flea market and sell it for $6.