In summer 2017 Montana: The Magazine of Western History published “All American Indian Days and the Miss Indian America Pageant.” The article is available for download by clicking the link below, by special permission of the Montana Historical Society

Full Article: Nickerson, Gregory. “All-American Indian Days and the Miss Indian America Pageant.” Montana: The Magazine of Western History, Summer 2017, 3-26.

If you download the article, please consider subscribing to the magazine or making a donation to the Montana Historical Society to recognize the work of their editorial staff.

NOTE: The content of the article, including all text and images, is under copyright, and can only be used for fair use/educational purposes. The photos in the article remain under copyright protection, and may not be republished (i.e. on the internet/social media or in video or print) without permission. Those seeking permission to use the photos should contact the archives listed in each photo caption.

For hard copies, you can order the magazine by visiting the Montana Historical Society website:


For 2017, the article is available in limited quantities at selected locations in Sheridan County, Wyoming: