Miss Lead by Example

The Miss Lead by Example Princess honors the legacy of Kakato’si Kristian Ayoungman of how he lived his life as a mentor, role model and one of First Nations Finest gentlemen; who’s life was taken wrongfully on Highway 817 south of Strathmore. Miss Lead by Example will be an ambassador for the Lead by Example powwow and will represent The Town of Strathmore and Siksika Nation in the integral work that is being done by both councils coming together bringing awareness about the wrongful loss of Kakato’si Kristian Ayoungman, instead of turning to violence both communities took Melodie's words, “We need to work together” seriously and put reconciliation into action. The Miss Lead by Example Princess will bring awareness to the reconciliation acts of how the Town of Strathmore and Siksika Nation are working together to build stronger relationships, understanding First Nations so that we all could move forward together in a good way.

Our 2023 Miss Lead by Example: Kylerose Ayoungman-Hunt

It is only fitting for our family to support Kylerose in creating change in a good way. Kylerose – Kristian’s sister will be the start of the new Miss Lead by Example Princess to be carried on from here, bringing awareness to the positive actions that the Town of Strathmore and Siksika Nation are doing.

Interested in becoming the 2024 Miss Lead by Example?


  • Must be First Nations

  • Must submit their First Nations ID

  • Must be between 12 to 17 years of age

  • Must have no children

  • Must be a single female

  • Must be a powwow dancer

  • Must have knowledge of their First Nations Culture and Language

  • Must represent the Lead by Example Powwow

  • Must conduct themselves as a positive role model

  • Submit a photo in their First Nations attire

  • Must have knowledge of how Lead by Example Powwow came to be

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