Natives in Charge of Their Narrative

American Indian Heritage Month: 2006

Red Nation Celebration Institute created and founded the American Indian Heritage Month in the City/County of Los Angeles in 2005 and officially recognized in 2006 by the State of California and the City of Los Angeles and in the State of New Mexico 2008.

Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) is a pioneer Native-led Woman-led organization and is the longest standing Native Media Arts & Cultural tax exempt 501c3 nonprofit organization in Los Angeles, est. 1995. RNCI is the first American Indian & Indigenous nonprofit enterprise organization to be funded by The City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department in 2000.