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Kilyn Parisien-Hill, Miss North Dakota Teen USA 2017, was born on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation 🐢 in Belcourt, North Dakota. Kilyn is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in sociology 📚, and intends to someday become a plastic surgeon. Her hobbies include traveling, seeing art 🎨, and trying new foods. Her campaign platform is advocating for autism, in honor of her little brother. @missndteenusa @kilynrain
TRIVIA: Established by the U.S. government in 1882, the Turtle Mountain reservation is one of the home bases for the Chippewa / Ojibwe people (USA's fourth-largest group of indigenous Americans). The 19-year-old, 5'5" (1.65m) beauty is both the first Native American (Indian/indigena) and first girl of known black ancestry to win Miss North Dakota Teen USA.
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