RED NATION
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Natives in Charge of Their Narrative

Who Tells the Story Matters

1995

RNCI founded the ‘Red Nation International Film Festival’ (RNIFF) and began screening Native Indigenous Firms in Los Angeles and in New Mexico. RNIFF is the first Native Indigenous film festival in Los Angeles and has become the largest Native Film Festival in the country.

1997

RNCI continued with its signature ‘RNCI Concert Series’ in Santa Fe NM during the Indian Market.

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Native Women in Music (NWIF) was founded during the RNCI Concert Series and is the first ‘Concert Series’ dedicated to Native Women in Music. NWIM went on to produce several concert series forcing on Native Indigenous Women recording artists and poets.

1995

Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) was established out of a direct need. RNCI has its roots in Santa Fe, New Mexico, produced during the famous Indian Market; RNCI pioneered the music movement during Indian Market.

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