Calgary – On Sunday, April 10, the 2022 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess Competition will come to a close in a celebration of history and cultural pride, when the 2022 First Nations Princess is crowned.

Three exceptional candidates – Sikapinakii Low Horn, Alayiah Wolf Child, and Myghan Wolfleg – will showcase their accomplishments in a competition that includes traditional dance, public speaking, cultural knowledge and personal interviews, before one will be crowned the 2022 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess.

The Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess is a member of a Treaty 7 First Nation and shares her culture with audiences at more than 300 events annually, including speaking engagements, joining classrooms, and performing traditional dances. As an ambassador of Elbow River Camp presented by Enbridge, the First Nations Princess also speaks to the historic partnership between families from the Kainai, Piikani, Siksika, Stoney Nakoda, and Tsuut’ina First Nations and the Calgary Stampede. The 2022 First Nations Princess will make numerous appearances during her reign, educating those she meets about the rich, vibrant First Nations cultures and welcoming visitors from around the world to Elbow River Camp and the Calgary Stampede.


WHAT:          2022 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess Competition and Crowning
                     Ceremony


WHEN:          Sunday, April 10, 2022

                     2 p.m. – Competition begins
                     
4:30 p.m. - 2022 First Nation Princess Crowning Ceremony 

                
WHERE:        Carriage House Inn, 9030 Macleod Trail South, Calgary


NOTE:           Interviews and photo opportunities with the 2022 First Nations Princess will be
                     available following the Crowning Ceremony.   

The 2022 Calgary Stampede Royalty will consist of the First Nations Princess and Stampede Princess. Each year the reigning Royals share and celebrate Stampede’s western heritage, cultures and community spirit locally and around the world.

About the Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the west.  The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned 10-day Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme We’re Greatest Together; we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values.  All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

For more information, please contact:

Gemma Pasquarelli 
Communications Coordinator
T: 403.261.0327
C: 403.478.6356           
gpasquarelli@calgarystampede.com