Logan recognized at Council

Seneca Media On Saturday June 13, 2020, Seneca Nation President Rickey L. Armstrong, Treasurer Matthew Pagels and Council recognized and presented a gift to the 2020 Tewaaraton Scholarship recipient, Yanenowi Logan. Yanenowi Logan is a member of the Deer Clan and a citizen of the Seneca Nation, located in Western New York. She is an […]


Golding addresses Council on Black Lives Matter

By Aaron Golding Nya:wëh Sge:nö, Aaron Golding gya:söh. Agegë’ge:ga:’ hae’gwah. My name is Aaron Golding. I am Beaver Clan. My mother is Antoinette Golding (Blueye). My grandmother is Kathryn Shongo. My grandfather is Ralph Blueye. My father’s name is John Golding. He is non-Native. His mother’s name is Jean Starr and my grandfather is Harold […]


Seneca EMS provides highest level of prehospital care

By Councillor Presley Redeye We are excited to announce the creation of a dedicated emergency medical services team for the Seneca Nation. Seneca EMS was created as a council initiative to offer both Cattaraugus and Allegany territories the highest level of pre hospital care during a medical emergency. Our professionals seek to help people in […]

Councillors COVID-19

Federal CARES Act establishes $8 billion appropriation for Native Nation governments

Submitted by Councillor Tina Abrams As communities across the United States and around the world dealt with the rapid onset and acceleration of the coronavirus pandemic, leaders looked for ways to provide economic relief to governments, businesses and individuals. As part of this effort, Congress passed the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES […]

Councillors COVID-19

Successfully Weathering an Economic Storm

Submitted by Councillor Arlene Bova | Written by Thomas Seneca Due to these uncertain times, I asked Thomas Seneca to provide some financial tips to weather an economic storm. Mr. Seneca previously worked for the Nation as our Financial Education Advisor. Mr. Seneca was more than willing to share ways to prevent a financial crisis. […]


Women’s History Month kicks off in Erie County

Ja:goh Dr. Lori Quigley, 2020 ECCSW Women’s History Month Honoree By Kaley Lynch | March 4, 2020 | Reprinted from https://www.wivb.comSubmitted by Councillor Tina Abrams BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Women’s History Month is underway in Erie County. A special kick-off event was held Wednesday at the Buffalo and Erie County Library to unveil a month’s […]

Councillors Departments

Constitution Reform Update:

The Constitution Reform Committee (CRC) has concluded their listening sessions. The CRC is in the process of compiling the information and will make it available to the public upon completion. The comment period has also been extended to January 31, 2020. Written comments can be sent to or mail to PO Box 231 Salamanca, […]


Trailblazing Women of WNY

Submitted by Dr. Lori Quigley Lori Quigley, SGC Board of Directors, Holly Gagnon, SGC CEO, and Tina Abrams, SNI Councillor, served as co-hosts for a fundraiser event sponsored by the Seneca Nation and SGC in support of the Trailblazing Women of WNY, an initiative whose purpose is to erect statues of phenomenal women in Erie […]