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Buffalo Creek Treaty Commemoration

Seneca Nation Commemorates Signing of Buffalo Creek Treaty of 1842 Treaty restored Seneca lands, affirmed Nation’s sovereignty WEST SENECA, N.Y. – Leaders from the Seneca Nation and other dignitaries and guests gathered today to commemorate the historic significance of the Buffalo Creek Treaty of 1842 at a commemoration event in West Seneca. The treaty forever […]

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Higher Ed Banquet

Seneca Nation Higher Education Banquet The annual Seneca Nation Higher Education College Banquet was held Thursday, May 19, 2022 with Trudy Jackson, Education Director presiding. Congratulatory words were given by President Matt Pagels and Councillor Tina Abrams. Each graduate in attendance received well earned gifts presented by President Pagels, Councilor Abrams and Councilor Kennedy. Ja:goh […]

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Gaedzëönyok Quiz Bowl

On Thursday, May 19th the first Gaedzëönyok Quiz Bowl took place at the Steamburg Community Center sponsored by the Allegany Education Department, Seneca – Iroquois National Museum, Title IV Parent Committee and various artists in the community. Bill Crouse emceed as Autumn Crouse, Sandy Dowdy and Mike Jones judged answers from contestants. Nine youths ranging […]

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EMS Week

National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, Rising to the Challenge The Seneca Nation recognizes National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, May 15-22. EMS Week is an opportunity to honor those frontline heroes dedicated to providing emergency services that saves so many lives everyday. Seneca EMS was formed in 2019 to provide the highest level of […]

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Seneca Fire Members Get Certified

Allegany Territory Submitted by Rory Crouse During the week of May 9th, seven (7) members from Seneca Fire – Allegany Territory, became certified in two different safety courses. Lead by New York State Fire Instructors, the training was held at the South Dayton Fire Department. In total, 40 members from various Cattaraugus County fire departments […]

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Public Notice:

Seneca Nation Department of Transportation Iroquois Drive/Broad Street Roundabout The Seneca Nation Department of Transportation (SNDOT) has identified a safety improvement project to address the Iroquois Drive/Broad Street intersection. SNDOT has been working with consultants Qk4 to design a roundabout to improve the intersection and will hold a public meeting at 5pm on Wednesday, June […]

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Honor Roll Lists – 3rd Quarter Marking Period

Allegany & Cattaraugus Lists Seneca Allegany Department of Education Honor Rolls Southern Tier Catholic School 3rd Marking period High Honor Roll 95+ averageGrade 6: Hayden JohnGrade 4: Jayla Redeye Honor Roll 90 – 94 averageGrade 11: Kara ValandraGrade 8: Emerson OrtegoGrade 7: Lovella KalyanGrade 6: Ashton Ortego, Kurryn Glowacki, Charli Hill, Emma DomresGrade 5: Mahnex […]

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Don’t miss Heritage Day!

“The Onöhsagwë: de’ Cultural Center is hosting the 5th annual Heritage Day festival. This is the museum’s largest event of the year. It is free and open to the public. This year, we are happy to announce our expanded ages groups for the smoke dance competitions. An artisan market and food market will take place […]

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What is the Surrogate Court?

By Luana Jimerson It is the judicial forum of the Nation that oversees the administration and settlement of a decedent’s person’s estate and resolves issues related to the administration of the estate. Here are some questions that come up often with responses: 1) How do I begin an Estate? a. Fill out an intake form […]