Southampton Local Takes Home Top Honors At Miss Native American USA 2017-2018
September 11, 2017
Autumn Rose Miskweminanocsqua (Raspberry Star Woman) Williams from the Shinnecock Nation in Southampton was recently crowned Miss Native American USA 2017-2018. The platform focuses on identity, connection to culture, balancing tribal and American societal values, and encouraging one another. The 24-year-old pageant winner earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Mass Communications, with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Business from Virginia Commonwealth University. She currently works as the marketing and communications assistant at Peconic Land Trust, a non-profit organization that conserves Long Island's working farms, natural lands, and heritage for our communities now and in the future.