Naha’:pipi! Zianne Mackenzie Richardson mikila’:kewa. Mima Haliwa-Saponi yesa. Hollister, North Carolina wati:wa. Good day! My name is Zianne Mackenzie Richardson and I am of the Haliwa-Saponi people. I live in Hollister, North Carolina. I am the sixteen-year-old daughter of Garland Arnold and Ladonna Richardson. My paternal grandparents are Garland and Pearlean Richardson. My maternal grandparents are Stanley Evans and Dorothy Lynch. I have two siblings, an older brother named Jaren and a younger sister named Evynn. I am beyond humbled and so grateful to be the incoming Miss Haliwa-Saponi 2018-2019. As Miss Haliwa-Saponi I will represent you all with pride, respect, dedication, and graciousness. I plan to set the example of “Being Your Best Self; which I will be promoting as my personal platform. I hope to encourage you all to be the best versions of yourselves. Pi:la’huk. Thank you to the Creator, my family, the princess committee, tribal council, and you all for allowing me to be granted this amazing, tremendous opportunity. Mecoure. Welcom. I hope you all feel welcome here and I hope you enjoy our 53rd Annual “Blooming of the Dogwoods” Powwow. I will make you all proud. I’m looking forward to a blessed and fruitful year!
- Jaisen “Abby” Richardson – Junior Miss Haliwa Saponi 2017-2018
- Sylvia H. Johnson – Senior Haliwa Saponi Indian Princess 2017-2018