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In 1998 Radmilla Cody was the first biracial woman to be crowned Miss Navajo.

Radmilla is Navajo and African American.   In addition to being the 46th Miss Navajo, Radmilla is a singer, Domestic Violence activist and featured in a documentary “Hearing Radmilla”.

She was also the first person of Native American descent to be chosen to be an award presenter for the 55th Grammys (pre-telecast award ceremony.

Above is Radmilla and her late grandmother. 

Find more information on Radmilla Cody and other Black Native Americans on the website:

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Grammy Talent Gifting Lounge

It’s All About That “Swag!”

By Michele Black

Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) 2/7/2015 – One of the best things about reporting for is the amazing stories I get to cover, the great places I get to go and the people I get to meet. This past weekend was no exception when I was assigned to check out one of the pre-57th Annual Grammy Awards events going on around town.…

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