Announcing the recently crowned 2008 Miss Indian Transgender Arizona, Miss Ricki Quintero. Miss Quintero is a member of the White Mountain Apache tribe.
“Ricki will be representing the Native American Transgender community throughout the year. She will be participating in the upcoming Pride Parade in April and possibly making an appearance at the Transgender Conference in Tucson in early April,” says Pageant Director, Trudie Jackson.
The 2007 winner was Angel Manuel of the Tohono O’odham Nation.
About the 2008 Pageant
Ricki Quintero, White Mountain Apache Tribe
Kristal Garcia, Tohono O’odham Nation
Crystal Lee, Navajo Nation
Outcome of the Pageant:
Miss Indian Transgender Arizona 2008: Ricki Quintero
Best Traditional Talent: Ricki Quintero
Miss Congeniality: Crystal Lee
1st Runner Up: Kristal Garcia