RED NATION
CELEBRATION
INSTITUTE

The Creative Enterprise by Natives delivering to all people the stories that shape our world is the longest-running Native Women-Led Indigenous Media Arts and Cultural non-profit enterprise in the history of the entertainment industry.

Natives in Charge of Their Narrative

  • 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.
  • 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.

1995

1996

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

1997

1998

1998

RNCI

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1998

1999

RNCI

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1999

1999

2000 - 2021

2000 - 2021

RNCI

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2000 - 2021
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