Cherokee Nation W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, health centers, and satellite offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care, emergency department, and other emergency services will remain open.


Education Services

918-453-5000 ext. 5286
17675 S. Muskogee Ave Tahlequah, OK 74464

Junior Miss Cherokee

Junior Miss Cherokee serves as a goodwill ambassador and messenger promoting the government, history, language and culture of the Cherokee Nation. Junior Miss Cherokee is a role model and is expected to display the best qualities of Cherokee youth during her reign. She attends various events throughout the Cherokee Nation including community meetings, parades and school functions promoting her message. From time to time she may also attend state and national events.

Junior Miss Cherokee must be between 13—18 years of age before the date of the competition;

  • Must be a Cherokee Nation citizen and reside within the Cherokee reservation.
  • Must currently be attending school.
  • Must not have been married or have ever cohabitated.
  • Must not have been pregnant or given birth.
  • Must not have previously served as Junior Miss Cherokee.


  • Appearance Request Form
    Miss Cherokee, Jr. Miss Cherokee and Little Cherokee Ambassadors are available for appearances, at the discretion of the committee.
  • Jr. Miss Cherokee Application
    Application for the Jr. Miss Cherokee competition. This packet contains a description of the contestant’s eligibility and qualifications.