The Awards show for Native American Entertainment.   ”

— Jeopardy TV Game Show    

All the professionalism and production values of much larger events like the Grammy Awards and the American Music Awards" ”

— American Federation of Radio Television Artists (AFTRA)

There is no better indication of the remarkable variety of today's Native American music than a glance at the award categories for the Native American Music Awards. ”

— Billboard Magazine

Devoted to bringing Indigenous music to the world's consciousness. ”

— New York Times

It's time to start taking Native American music seriously. ”

— USA Today

American Indian musicians are beginning to enter the mainstream music industry without compromising their long submerged but amazingly resilient culture. ”

— Wall Street Journal

It was standing room only at the Native American Music Awards. ”

— New York Daily News

The awards ceremony is a celebration and springboard to still wider exposure. ”

— Boston Globe

The artists featured are without exception in command of the stage and show just how good Native artists can be. ”

— News From Indian Country

'Awesome', 'Incredible', 'Amazing' The best music created by Indigenous artists in all its variety and excellence. ”

— Indian Country Today

AWARDS SHOWS


May 1998                 First Annual         Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket CT

November 1999     Second Annual   Popejoy Hall, Albuquerque, NM

November 2000     Third Annual        Popejoy Hall, Albuquerque, NM

October 2001          Fourth Annual     Sandia Casino, Sandia, NM

September 2002    Fifth Annual          Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, WI

November 2003     Sixth Annual         Isletta Casino, Isletta, NM

February 2005       Seventh Annual   Seminole Hard Rock, Hollywood, FLA

June 2006              Eighth Annual       Seminole Hard Rock, Hollywood, FLA  

October 2007         Ninth Annual         Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, Niagara Falls, NY    

October  2008        Tenth Annual          Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, Niagara Falls, NY

October  2009        Eleventh Annual    Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, Niagara Falls, NY

November  2010    Twelfth Annual       Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, Niagara Falls, NY


November 2011     Thirteenth Annual  Seneca Events Center, Niagara Falls, NY

May 2013                Fourteenth Annual Seneca Events Center, Niagara Falls, NY

November 2014     Fifteenth Annual        Seneca Events Center, Allegany, NY

September 2016    Sixteenth Annual        Seneca Events Center, Allegany, NY

 October 2017        Seventeenth Annual   Seneca Niagara Events Center, Niagara Falls, NY



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WHAT THE PRESS SAYS ABOUT US 
  

The Awards show for Native American Entertainment.  
Jeopardy TV Game Show    

All the professionalism and production values of much larger events like the Grammy Awards  
and the American Music Awards"  
American Federation of Radio Television Artists  

It's time to start taking Native American music seriously. 
USA Today 

American Indian musicians are beginning to enter the mainstream music industry 
without compromising their long submerged but amazingly resilient culture. 
Wall Street Journal 

There is no better indication of the remarkable variety of today's Native American music 
than a glance at the award categories for the Native American Music Awards. 
Billboard Magazine 
  

Devoted to bringing Indigenous music to the world's consciousness. 
NY Times 
 

It was standing room only at the Native American Music Awards. 
New York Daily News 
 

The awards ceremony is a celebration and springboard to still wider exposure. 
Boston Globe 
  

The artists featured are without exception in command of the stage and show just how good Native artists can be.    
News From Indian Country
  

'Awesome', 'Incredible', 'Amazing'  
The best music created by Indigenous artists in all its variety and excellence.   
Indian Country Today
 

 

PRESS COVERAGE:


Music Industry News Network 

Dirty Linen Magazine 

Top 40 Charts

Examiner 

Lakota Country Times 

World Music Central 

Indian Country Today - NAMA 11

Syracuse.com - NAMA 11


Buffalo.comReview.pdf - NAMA 10

NAMMYPreview-BuffaloNews.pdf - NAMA 10

NAMMYSPREVIEW-NIAGARAGAZETTE.pdf - NAMA 10

narconews.pdf - NAMA 10

World Music Central - NAMA 10

Argus Leader - NAMA 10

News Service - NAMA 10

AZ Central - NAMA 10


LA-TIMES.pdf - Indigenous Honors in the Grammys

NY-TIMES.pdf - Grammy for Indians 2000

NY-Times-2.JPG - Force for Native Music, NAMA

Canku Ota - Nammys in the grammies

Sing Out - NAMA 9

NewsfromIC.pdf - NAMA 8

Musicians Network - NAMA 8

NFIC-article.pdf - NAMA 8

News From Indian Country - NAMA 8

Florida Sun Sentinel - NAMA 7

World Music Central - NAMA 6

Windspeaker - NAMA 5

AP Online NAMA 4

NFIC - NAMA 4

 LA TIMES NAMA 4

Dox News 2001 NAMA 3

Knight Ridder 2001 NAMA 3

Seminole Tribune 2001 NAMA 3

Daily Lobo - NAMA 2

Albuquerque Journal -NAMA 2

Ojibwe-News---1998.pdf NAMA 1

boston-herald---first-show.pdf NAMA 1

italian-voice.pdf NAMA 1

Lakota Times NAMA 1\


Billboard 1998 - NAMA Launch & Founder

Billboard 2001 - NAMA Founder


  Billboard 2002 - NAMA Founder

 

An Interview with Awards President, Ellen Bello