Please take the time to stop into the Clerk’s Office and check your registration to be sure your contact information is up-to-date.
The Allegany & Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Buffalo Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
If you should have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the Clerk’s Office at (716) 532-4900 or (716) 945-1790.
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 27, 2023, the services of the Deed Recorder are now available in the Allegany Clerk’s Office every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. -3 p.m. This will allow the opportunity for Allegany Territory members the same services provided as the Cattaraugus Territory, especially helpful to our elders and/or disabled members.
ALLEGANY RESIDENTS’ GARBAGE APPLICATION / TICKET DISTRIBUTION
The Allegany Clerk’s Office will continue to require ID and proof of utility in your name as we continue to update our records, we appreciate your patience as we complete this process. We are aware that some residents have been skipped over once or twice, please address all complaints and concerns so we can touch base with Casella to address the issue. All complaints and concerns can be addressed to Mary Ann Dusza in the Allegany Clerks Office, (716) 945-1790 ext. 3041.
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!! Recycling will now be offered every Tuesday. Only members who utilize SNI Garbage Services on Allegany Territory (Salamanca, Kill Buck, and the Allegany Residents who use Casella).
If your department has an event you would like the Clerk’s Office to attend for registration purposes please reach out to Allegany Office: Emily White @ 716-945-1790, ext. 3072 – Emily.White@sni.org or Cattaraugus Office: Ashley Warrior @ 716-532-4900, ext. 5038 – S.firstname.lastname@example.org.
William Seneca Building – Cattaraugus Territory – (716) 532-4900
Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office Staff
Dana G. Maybee, Deputy Clerk (Notary Public)
Kelly Mohawk, Deeds Recorder
Leslie Cooke, Executive Secretary (Notary Public)
Tammi Stafford, Administrative Assistant (Notary Public)
Shannon Jackson, Administrative Assistant
Lori Waterman, Administrative Assistant
Kayla Huff, Business Compliance Officer (Notary Public)
Darlene Lay, Receptionist
Seneca Allegany Administration Building – Allegany Territory – (716) 945-1790
Allegany Clerk’s Office Staff
Bethany Johnson, Clerk (Notary Public)
Mary Ann Dusza, Executive Assistant
Adrianne Cook, Executive Secretary
Sue Case, Enrollment Officer
Kathleen “Yomie” Hill, Enrollment Assistant
Amos Vogle, Administrative Assistant
Emily White, Administrative Assistant
Angelique Trinidad, Receptionist
The Buffalo Office Staff & Location – (716) 845-6304 or (716) 951-7555
The Buffalo Office works in Conjunction with the Clerk’s Office
Ramona Marion – Director
Stephanie Maybee – Administrative Assistant
Judson Logan – Tutor
Located at: 533 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14207
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8am-4:30pm
Allegany & Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office hours are Monday through Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Both Clerk’s offices will be open from 8am – 12pm each Saturday of the Regular Council session.
We encourage members to bring their own pen if needed, as a safety precaution. Please have your SNI Enrollment # ready when you are visiting or calling the Clerk’s Office.
We are happy to announce the Allegany & Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office are now accepting Credit/Debit Cards as a form of payment for ID’s, utility bills, business & fishing licenses, etc.
ANNUITY CLOTH WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP ANYTIME IN BOTH THE ALLEGANY & CATTARAUGUS CLERK’S OFFICES. **WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE ANNUITY CLOTH HAS BEEN RAISED TO THREE YARDS PER PERSON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
SN IDENTIFICATION CARDS
In order to update your photo on your Seneca Nation Identification Card, you must appear in person. All cards issued must have a current photo upon issuance.
$7.00 per card | $3.50 per card for Elders (60 years of age or older)
CLERK’S OFFICE FORMS
Completed forms must be notarized and can be mailed 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).
- BURIAL FUND
A Burial fund has been designated to pay for funeral expenses up to $7,000 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 forms are available on the web here 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. Mailings are also done from time to time and those that have not updated their addresses do not get the latest information that is being sent out. This is very important for us to better serve you.
- 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 (must be notarized)
• High School Diploma / GED
• Financial Literacy Certificate (http://seneca.cm3solutions.com)
If you need to obtain a Financial Literacy Certificate please contact the Seneca Nation Education Department for details. Contact Info: Allegany Territory – Seneca Nation Education Department (716) 945-1790, email@example.com; Cattaraugus Territory – Seneca Nation Education Department (716) 532-3341, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seeking Individuals to open with Ganö:nyök
The Seneca Nation Clerk’s Office is seeking Individuals interested in Invocating/Opening with Ganö:nyök for Council each month. Anyone interested for Allegany may contact Adrianne Cook at Adrianne.Cook@sni.org, 716-945-1790 ext. 3036 and for Cattaraugus you may contact Leslie Cooke at Leslie.email@example.com, 716-532-4900, ext. 5046.
Seeking Non-Profit Organizations
The Seneca Nation Clerk’s Office is seeking Non-Profit Organizations to serve refreshments and or dinner during Council each month. Any Organization interested for Allegany may contact Adrianne Cook at Adrianne.Cook@sni.org, 716-945-1790 ext. 3036 and for Cattaraugus you may contact Leslie Cooke at Leslie.firstname.lastname@example.org, 716-532-4900, ext. 5046 to request a form. Forms are also available at the Clerk’s Office. Any questions or can be directed to Charisse Ground or Leslie Cooke.
We are asking parents who recently have or will be having their child(ren) enrolled and wish to have their child(s) pictures included in future editions of the SN Newsletter, please email a picture to: Scase@sni.org or Dana.Maybee@sni.org.
Enrollment Photo from the February 11th Council Session in Cattaraugus. Welcome!
Additions and Deletions to Nation Roll
Welcome our recent enrollments to the Seneca Nation!
Eleven (11) Additions to the Seneca Nation Roll – February 11, 2023 Regular Session of Council
- Axl Darrin Adkins – Deer
- Malakai Asher Gates – Turtle
- Xena Persephone Johnson – Hawk
- Genesis Gianna Joseph – Turtle
- Charlie Lisa Kilgour – Beaver
- Bryan Axl Lewis – Turtle
- Newton Cornplanter Ravert – Wolf
- Cohen Joy Silverheels – Bear
- Addalynne Elle Marie Tallchief – Turtle
- Aric Daniel Robert Warrior – Turtle
- Baron William Wilder – Wolf
On Behalf of the Seneca Nation, we send our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends that have lost their loved ones.
Ten (10) Deletions to the Seneca Nation Roll – February 11, 2023 Regular Session of Council
- Rita T Brooks – Turtle
- Sydney Lorraine Doxtator – Turtle
- Orville Wayne Jimerson – Beaver
- Angela Terese John – Wolf
- Kimberly C Lewis – Beaver
- Lezacha Pappan – Turtle
- Albert Daryl Post – Snipe
- Charles A Schindler – Hawk
- Anthony William Slick – Deer
- Morgan Patrick Williams – Beaver
Enrollment Photo from the March 11th Council Session in Allegany. Welcome!
As of the Regular Session of Council February 11, 2023, the Clan Count is as follows:
Bear – 792
Beaver – 601
Deer – 603
Hawk – 808
Heron – 609
Snipe – 688
Turtle – 2476
Wolf – 1877
Unknown – 60
Total Enrollment: 8514