“The Awards show for Native American Entertainment. ”
— Jeopardy TV Game Show
SUBMIT YOUR MUSIC FOR NOMINATION
IN JANUARY OF 2020, YOU CAN BEGIN TO SUBMIT YOUR MUSIC WITH
All Submission Periods Are Annual
In order to submit music for Nomination Consideration, you must be a registered Advisory Member for that year. All Advisory Members must be professional industry members in the Music community and responsible for recording, manufacturing, distributing, promoting, and/or marketing music to the general public. Members of the media who are music journalists, radio DJs or programmers are invited to submit music.
Register as an Advisory Member
Nomination selections will be made by all paid Advisory Members.
Winner selections will be determined by the general public in an open vote.
If your payment was made through Pay Pal, please include your transaction number on your membership form.
For U.S. members only, please click the BUY NOW button below to purchase your annual membership for $100.00. For Canadian and International members, please pay $150.00 US dollars via Pay Pal through a Pay Pal account, money order or credit card.
No international checks can be accepted.
Nomination Submission Forms will be sent to all members and E members registered on our website.
SEND YOUR MUSIC TO US
Native American Music Awards
PO Box 1705
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
We also reccommend you email song/single audio tracks or video links from the registered Advisory member's email address to:
Native American Music Initiatives !
Founded in 1998, the Native American Music Awards & Association was born out of a need to provide greater opportunity and recognition for traditional and contemporary Native American musicians.
Our inaugural awards show was the first time a Native owned casino featured an evening of Native American Talent. We have continued to be the first for many things. We were the first to nationally recognize both Link Wray & Jesse Ed Davis into a Hall of Fame. We have received letters of acknowledgement from former Presidents and proclamations from NYC Mayors. Our national music archive has become the world's first & largest Native American music archive in the world. As part of our annual monitoring and research of Native American music recordings, we successfully proposed the first new category for Native American music in the Grammies in 2000 which has since become a Regional Roots music category. We have trained Native American youth in concert events and productions; helped MTV Networks establish a cultural diversity program to recruit Native American employees, educate and entertain employees of parent company, Viacom, placed Native American artists in collaborations with mainstream artists; returned a lost song of the late Apache leader, Geronimo, back to his family and continue to present special music concerts and festivals from Alaska to New York City. We have also launched campaigns for Suicide Prevention Awareness and individual musicians with urgent medical needs.
Today, the Native American Music Association (NAMA) has grown to become the country’s leading source for preserving and promoting the songs of American Indians from all four directions. The Awards are honoring our songmakers, fostering pride, providing national exposure, and celebrating their gift of music with others around the world. Their personal and professional contributions and the determination and dedication of our volunteer staff lasting, continually creates magical opportunities of Native pride and musical excellence.