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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

COVID-19 RESPONSE In response to community members who have asked what has been done since the Covid-19 impacted our Communities: On November, 2018, Seneca voters elected to the Office of President for our great Seneca Nation. A lot has happened in the last two years that our Executives and Council have addressed and made decisions […]


Strength of The Wolf: How Zed Williams Brought Joy To His Family

By Nelson Rice | Tuesday, September 1, 2020 | Pro | Reprinted from uslaxmagazine.com This article appears in the upcoming September/October edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Tucked behind the stage inside the University of Virginia’s 520-seat Culbreth Theatre, Zed Williams worked his magic. Tasked with “running the fly” — the rigging system that moves scenery, […]


Daemen lands another All-WNY talent in Justin Hemphill

By Miguel Rodriguez | August 27, 2020 | Reprinted from buffalonews.com Another All-Western New York boys’ basketball selection is taking his talents to Main Street, and Daemen College coach Mike MacDonald couldn’t be happier. That’s because in signing 2019 All-WNY first-team pick and former Cardinal O’Hara star Justin Hemphill, the Wildcats get an athletic and […]

From the family of Charla Bach

Submitted by Melissa Bach We would like to thank everyone for your thoughts, prayers and acts of kindness during the loss of our mom. Charla, our mom, was full of spirit. Her legacy will be carried on by many whom learned from her. It is truly remarkable to see her work throughout the community, especially her feathers that adorn so many vehicles. Nya:wëh to all of the those whom kept her busy with beading and sewing over the years. She was proud to complete every piece that she did. Our mom was special, as they all are, but the next time

Remember When?

Snowsnake Championships, 1970's Submitted by Charlie Redeye Pictured: Indian Hill 1970s Champs! L to R: GrandDad Stafford, Edmund White, Emery Williams, Red Bone White, Wes Jackson. "Let us show yah how to throw!"

Congratulations to Justin Schapp

Justin will be working to ensure that all Salamanca City School District students have the resources and support they need to be successful. Reprinted from Salamanca City Central School District Facebook page The Salamanca City Central School District family would like to welcome one of our newest staff additions! Mr. Justin Schapp - Chief Equity and Diversity Officer. Chief Equity & Diversity Officer Justin Schapp is a citizen of the Seneca Nation and is well suited to continue the District’s diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives for all students. He will facilitate best equity practices focusing on four key areas of support: access, capacity, opportunities,

News From The Four Corners United Methodist Church

Rte. 438 and Versailles Plank Road, Cattaraugus Territory | Pastor – Rev. David Rood | 941-5703, dgrood62@yahoo.comSubmitted by Marilyn Anderson We experienced one of the hottest summers in recent history and now we are getting ready for fall! Harvests are plenty and we begin to get ready for the upcoming winter. Kids are going back to school and experiencing on-line learning and physical distancing. Our world has definitely changed and we will tell our grandchildren about the 2020 pandemic that we endured. Our ancestors told our parents about the epidemics that they experienced as well. We are here and we are

Reminder: FKS Sunday Breakfasts are BACK!!

8am-NOON, EVERY SUNDAY. Please follow all our safety measures… Social distancing - all dining will follow six feet apart guidelines.You MUST wear a mask to enter, and while away from your table. We are keeping it delicious, you help keep it safe.Please share to spread the word!

Living and learning on sacred lands

By Joe Stahlman | August 31, 2020 | Reprint from Special to Olean Times Herald Editor’s Note: This commentary, the result of a collaboration between the Olean Times Herald and interviewer Marcia Kelly, gives voice to area people with the hope of creating better understanding. Nya:wëh Sge:no! I’m the director of the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum and the Onöhsagwë:de’ Culture Center on the Seneca Nation in Salamanca. In 2018 I moved to Cattaraugus County from Bloomington, Indiana. I consider it my forever home. Joe Stahlman I have had countless pleasant encounters since we arrived. It is a great place to live. I am mixed race, meaning