We would like to wish everyone a safe, healthy, and happy holiday season! As we continue to monitor the current pandemic we will continue to practice safety measures that protect the Staff and Community as a whole.
CLERK’S OFFICE UPDATE
Due to concerns with the rise of COVID-19 cases on and near our territories, the Clerk’s Office will be closed to the General Public. We will remain open with a walk-up window for limited services. Our hours will be Monday through Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, as well as the second Saturday of every month from 8am-12pm on both territories. We encourage members to bring their own pen if needed, as a safety precaution.
SNI ID CARDS
We will NOT be taking pictures for SN Identification Cards. However, if you already have a picture on file, you will be able to purchase a card. Cost: $7.00 and Seniors (60 & up) $3.00.
Our staff will be happy to assist you with your visit to the Office.
Please practice social distancing if there is a line outside the door and always wear a mask/face covering.
NYA:WËH FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING
William Seneca Building – Cattaraugus Territory – (716) 532-4900 ext. 5000
Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office Staff
Marta Kettle – Clerk
Geraldine Huff, Executive Assistant (Notary Public)
Kelly Mohawk – Deeds Recorder
Leslie Cooke – Executive Secretary (Notary Public)
Tammi Stafford – Administrative Assistant (Notary Public)
Ashley Warrior – Administrative Assistant
Lori Waterman – Administrative Assistant
Dana Maybee, Business Permit Officer
Seneca Allegany Administration Building – Allegany Territory – (716) 945-1790 ext. 3000
Allegany Clerk’s Office Staff
Bethany Johnson, Deputy Clerk (Notary Public)
Sue Case, Enrollment Officer
Leslie R. John, Enrollment Assistant
Kathleen “Yomie” Hill, Administrative Assistant
Ryan Mohr, Receptionist
The Buffalo Office Staff & Location – (716) 845-6304 or (716) 951-7555
Buffalo Office works in Conjunction with the Clerk’s Office
Ramona Marion – Director
Stephanie Maybee – Administrative Assistant
Judson Logan – Tutor
533 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14207
ANNUAL IN PERSON REGISTRATION
DON’T FORGET TO COMPLETE YOUR ANNUAL REGISTRATION. THE DECEMBER DEADLINE IS AROUND CORNER! IF YOU CANT REMEMBER PLEASE GIVE US A CALL AND WE CAN CHECK FOR YOU.
REMINDER: ALL NON-TERRITORY MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE TO MAIL-IN YOUR REGISTRATION THIS YEAR DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. (PER COUNCIL RESOLUTION S-06-29-20-02)
CLERK’S OFFICE FORMS
Completed forms can be mailed along with a copy of your photo identification as proof of identify if you are unable to obtain a notary to: Seneca Nation of Indians, 90 Ohi:yo’ Way, Salamanca NY 14779.
All forms are available online at www.sni.org under Clerk’s Office documents.
Please remember to keep your address current with the Clerk’s Office. This includes changes with custody of minor children or legal guardians (Court orders).
A Burial fund has been designated to pay for funeral expenses up to $7000 for enrolled members. For additional details, please contact the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.
DIRECT DEPOSIT OF ANNUITY AND/OR ELDERS PAYMENTS
If you would like to sign up for Direct Deposit of your Annuity and/or Elders Check, you will have to complete the form. The form is available on the web at www.sni.org under Documents/Clerk’s Office / Direct Deposit forms or at the Clerk’s Office.
• All direct deposit forms MUST have attached a voided check or deposit slip (start-up checks will NOT be accepted).
• Members must be at least 18 years old to sign up for Direct Deposit
• Minors are NOT eligible for Direct Deposit
If you receive direct deposit, it is your responsibility to keep your address updated with the Clerk’s Office.
RELEASE OF MINORS TRUST FUND
In order to begin receiving Minor Trust Fund disbursements. A member must be at least 18 years old and submit the following documentation:
• Application for Release of Minors Trust
• High School Diploma / GED
• Financial Literacy Certificate
If you need to obtain a Financial Literacy Certificate please contact the Seneca Nation Education Department for details. We would like to say Nya:wëh for your patience and understanding during this time and please watch for updates as this may change unexpectedly. Any changes will be posted online.