2021-2022 Delaware Nation Princess Application

Applicant Eligibility Criteria

All candidates that apply for Princess must be an enrolled member of the Delaware Nation and:

  • Be female, 14-18 years of age, never have been married and never have been pregnant.
  • Reside in the State of Oklahoma
  • Have knowledge of Delaware culture, history, and traditional customs or be willing to learn.
  • Have no juvenile or adult criminal history and/or record
  • Submit two (2) letters of recommendation from any of the following: Local Chapter Officials, Clergy, Academic Counselors, Community Leaders, etc.  Note: no letters will be accepted written by personal family members or friends.
  • Submit a self-portrait along with a maximum one (1) page essay about yourself and why you would like to Delaware Nation Princess.
  • Be able to participate in radio and media interviews scheduled by Delaware Nation
  • In the event a candidate is registered for and called for active duty with any military service, a secondary will step in to assume the position of Princess.

Mandatory Schedule (If Permitted due to Covid-19 Precautions)

Delaware Nation Princess will be required but not limited to the following dances:

  • Delaware Nation General Council – Anadarko, OK
  • Delaware Nation Bigfoot Festival – Anadarko, OK
  • Delaware Nation Christmas Dinner – Anadarko, OK
  • Murrow’s Annual Dance – Binger, OK
  • Clara Brown Dance – Binger, OK
  • Red Earth Festival – Oklahoma City, OK
  • Fourth of July Festival Tia Piah – Carnegie, OK
  • American Indian Exposition – Anadarko, OK
  • Wichita Annual Dance – Anadarko, OK
  • Comanche Nation Fair – Lawton, OK

Applications will be accepted in person, mail or by E-mail at the following address:


Delaware Nation Cultural Preservation Building

C/o Princess Program

103 W. Broadway

Anadarko, OK  73005


Email: sallen@delawarenation-nsn.gov

Applications will be accepted until May 24, 2021.