The American Indian Holocaust Memorial

Honoring Our Ancestors

Everyone’s Invited .. Join Us All Day! Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) will host The American Indian Holocaust Memorial, established in 2007 by RNCI.

Get Involved What You Can Do … Plant a Tree in your territory. The Scared Tree of Life  

The inaugural ceremony was held at downtown Los Angeles at The Los Angeles State Historic Park, where the Tongva and Chumash used to meet at the Water portal, ceremony was in association with the City of Los Angeles reopening of The Los Angeles State Historic Park.

RNCI founder Joanelle Romero and Her son Montano Rain worked with Faithkeeper Oren Lyons. The Sacred Tree of Life represents Great Law of Peace, The Iroquois Constitution which the United States of American adopted.

The ceremony is in honor of our ancestors and respectfully to initiated Peace.

In 2015, RNCI established The American Indian Holocaust Memorial in Washington D.C. in front of the White House with American Indian Community Leaders.

RNCI in 2006 established The Sacred Life of Water Ceremony along the Los Angeles River and in 2007 at Playa del Rey Ballona Wetlands. In 2007, Robert Dorame, a descendant of the Gabrelino/Tongva tribe, after hearing that RNCI founder Joanelle Romero was have ceremony at Playa del Rey Ballona Wetlands asked for her help in facilitating in getting his ancestors remains back, they were being held in a trailer on Playa Vista’s property. During the The Sacred Life of Water Ceremony in 2007, Joanelle invited Los Angeles City Council Bill Rosendahl, and asked him with 75 witnesses to help with a proper reburial of Dorame’s displaced ancestors. RNCI with the support City Council Member Bill Rosendahl, is responsible for the returns of Gabrelino/Tongva Ancestors to their rightful burial site.

Presented by Sycuan Band of of the Kumeyaay Nation and Sycuan Casino Resort and San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

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