Pageant winner steps up to help her tribe and winds up shipping masks across North America
Last updated 6/12/2020 at 3:50pm
PHOENIX, Ariz.-As Miss Shoshone-Bannock, Stormie Perdash has represented her people all across the United States. Now, amid the coronavirus pandemic, she's representing them in a different way.
Growing up on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho, Perdash remembers just how badly she wanted the Miss Shoshone-Bannock title-or Miss Sho-Ban for short.
"She was like the coolest thing ever," Perdash said.
She spent her preteen years on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana and lived in Los Angeles after graduating from high school, and figured her pageant dream was over. But last summer, she...