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Defend Ohi:yo’ Weekend Retreat

All of us at Defend Ohi:yo’ send a heartfelt thanks for the wholesome, natural, healthy vegetables provided for our lunch! Submitted by Diane Beaver The Defend Ohi:yo’ group recently held a weekend retreat at Willow Bay Campround in Bradford, PA in the Allegheny National forest from September 25th-27th, 2020. The event was a success. They […]

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Call to Participate in Community Art Project with NACF Fellows

Reprinted from nativeartsandcultures.org Native Arts and Culture Foundation (NACF) visited Marie Watt (Seneca) and Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, Lakota) in August during their c3:initiative core residency in Colton, Oregon. The artists worked on preliminary plans for a community-engaged sculpture to be displayed in the upcoming exhibition Each/Other: Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger […]

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Niagara Falls Glows Orange

Reposted from Seneca Media Facebook Page Niagara Falls turned orange tonight for 15 minutes to honor and remember the 150,000 Native children forced into residential schools in Canada. Singers gathered on that side and then went silent as the colors on the falls changed. Each minute represented 10,000 children. Several Natives gathered on this side […]

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Artifacts from upstate Indigenous towns digitized, repatriated

By Jose Beduya | September 23, 2020 | Reprinted from news.cornell.edu Unearthed, digitized and soon to be repatriated, artifacts from two Native American towns are beginning to share their rich stories online thanks to a collaborative project by anthropologists, librarians and Indigenous community members. The recently launched digital collection – Onöndowa’ga:’ (Seneca) Haudenosaunee Archaeological Materials, […]

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Nya:wëh Sgë:nö’ To All Seneca Community Members

Submitted by Lafayette Williams We at New York Connects would like to let you know that we are still operating during this pandemic of the COVID-19. We can help you with your long-term services and supports and needs for people of all ages, any disability, and caregivers. New York Connects can help you apply for […]

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Trailblazing Women of WNY find their voice

Poloncarz joins King, others to announce narrative project, commemorate 100th anniversary of suffrage Reprinted from https://www.wnypapers.com | September 4th, 2020 Editor’s Note: Geraldine “Sid-tah” Green’s planned monument will now have a narrative audio aspect to add more detail and depth about her life for those who visit it. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz was joined […]