August 14 – 17, 2019


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Leading up to Indian Market 100th Centennial
Join the Legacy 27th Anniversary of Red Nation Celebration Institute 


Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) was established out of a direct need and today is an industry standard. RNCI has its roots in Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the famous Indian Market (est. 1995); RNCI partnered with Southwest Association of Indian Arts (SWAIA) Don Owen, executive director at that time. RNCI pioneered the music movement during Indian Market August 1995 at the Paolo Soleri Amphitheatre to a sold out audience. In 1995 there wasn’t any contemporary American Indian music being performed, since the inception of Indian Market.

List of Events

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Native Indigenous Film Market RNCI Crew in New Mexico
Press Conference

In Person Free Event

Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino / Poeh Cultural Center
August 17 || Time: TBA

Red Nation Television Network and Pathways Indigenous Arts Festival

Presented By
Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) and New Mexico Native Indigenous Film Commission

Guest Speakers
Joanelle Romero, Founder RNCI Crew / RNCI / AMPAS

Todd Christensen, Location Manager / LMGI / AMPAS

Rebecca Stair  / IATSE 480

Invited 19 Pueblo Leaders

More guests TBA

Film Program with Conversation Series

Ticketed Event RSVP at

August 18 || Details TBA

Presented By
Red Nation Television Network

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Native Women Write
'High Tea, Fellows Retreat'

Ticketed Event RSVP at

Location: TBA
August 19 || Time: TBA

Guest Speakers

Presented By
Native Women in Film and TV in All Media

Land Language Culture Tradition Identity

RED NATION CELEBRATION INSTITUTE (RNCI) the Creative Enterprise by Natives delivering to all people the stories that shape our world.

RNCI the longest standing Native Media, Arts & Cultural nonprofit in Los Angeles includes the largest Indigenous International Film Festival in the world.


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