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Common House Sparrow

Seneca Language interpretation Gaisgë’se:’ Photo by Patrick Redeye, Media Producer, Allegany Territory Check out the great resources available at senecalanguage.com to learn more about other birds and animals. Senecalanguage.com has a Facebook group for discussion and questions, as well as a YouTube channel filled with fun and educational videos.

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Story of Mary Jemison brought to life at Leon Presentation

June 12, 2022 | By Deb Everts | salamancapress.com LEON — The Leon Historical Society hosted speaker Tina Scherman on Saturday at Leon’s 1836 Church. In her living history presentation, “Mary Jemison: White Woman of the Genesee,” Scherman brought Jemison’s story to life in first-person narration. Dressed in replica Seneca clothing is commonly worn in […]

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Prospect Elementary Library Dedicated to the Late Cindy Mohr

Last week the Salamanca City Central School District educators, former students and members of the community gathered at Prospect Elementary School to celebrate the dedication of the newly renovated library in honor of the late Cindy Mohr, Seneca, Heron. A 35 year veteran educator, Cindy was a beloved member of the greater Salamanca community and […]

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Cynthia Mohr 5k Run/Walk

On June 12th, over 100 participants gathered to celebrate the late Cynthia “Cindy” Mohr’s 5K walk/run in commemoration of her birthday on June 6th. Family, former students and community members started the race at the Veteran’s Memorial Park in Salamanca, NY. Mrs. Mohr dedicated her career to the Salamanca City Central School District for more […]

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Congratulations to Emma Gene!

Class of 2022 Submitted by Eagle John We are so very proud of how well you succeeded & all the educational & personal accomplishments you have achieved! We hope that you always believe in yourself as much as we believe in you, No matter what happens in life, we will always be here to love […]

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Ja:goh Kari Karsten

Submitted by Karen Karsten Kari Karsten, daughter of Karen Karsten and Kevin Gates, has graduated with her Masters in Museology (Museum Studies) from the University of Washington. She previously graduated from Syracuse University with her B.S. in Communications and Rhetorical Studies. She focused her studies on Indigenous curatorial practices and equity work. She is currently […]

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Sincere Becker Earns Seal of Civic Readiness

June 14, 2022 | silvercreekschools.org Sincere Becker, daughter of Marshall Becker (Cattaraugus Territory, Seneca, Snipe clan), granddaughter of Cindy & Dennis Becker, earned the Seal of Civic Readiness in Silver Creek Central with five other seniors. This initiative of the New York State Education Department acknowledges student achievement in Social Studies courses and civic engagement […]

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Call for Indigenous Food & Arts Vendors

2022 Indigenous Music & Arts Festival The Indigenous Music & Arts Festival is back! Ganondagan State Historic Site will be sending out vendor applications upon request to interested vendors. If you are interested in vending, please sign up to receive an application at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc55JbdXVzmesTlv8Y1vkOG1MNFK8hgTqqgzOsFAHNaHSIBrg/viewform Vending space is a 14’x14′ booth with a fee of $175 […]

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News From The Four Corners United Methodist Church

Rte. 438 and Versailles Plank Road, Cattaraugus Territory Submitted by Marilyn Anderson June is the end of the school year, and some students are looking forward to the break from school and others are looking forward to graduation from high school. Our prayers are with all the students for a safe and happy summer and […]