Harris is the daughter of Stuart and Deborah Harris of Pendleton. She
is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian
Reservation and is attending Blue Mountain Community College. She has
been riding horses since she was 5 and also enjoys fancy and traditional
dancing, bead work and her role as publicist for the youth leadership
Indian name is Inawasatillup. Her family has been involved with Happy
Canyon and the Pendleton Round-Up since each began. Her great-great
grandfather, Jim White ran an Indian relay race team for many years. Her
grandmother, Rosalie Wilkinson Harris, was born at the Round-Up Grounds
in the Indian Village. Mary Harris' sisters Katie was Happy Canyon
princess in 2010 and Round-Up princess in 2012. Her sister Anna was
Happy Canyon princess in 2013.
Penney is the daughter of Philip and Deborah Penney of Adams. She
graduated from Weston-McEwen High School in 2014 and wants to become an
elementary school teacher. She enjoys writing, poetry, running, playing
basketball and volleyball, riding horses and learning the Nez Perce
language. She is enrolled with the Nez Perce Tribe/Cayuse Tribe.
Indian name is Se-X-Na-Tip-Puts. The line of Happy Canyon princesses in
her family go back to the 1950s, beginning with her grandmother Marie
Alexander in 1957. Other relatives who have served as princesses include
Judy Hines, Mary Craig, Deborah Hines (alternate), Sandra Craig,
Gretchen Hines and Debra Weathers. Her grandfather, Fermore Craig Sr.
has been inducted into the Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame.