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Seneca Fire holds Annual Installation Dinner

By Megan Torres, Reporter On January 24th, Seneca Fire held its 53rd Annual Installation Dinner. This year’s theme was “Disco” and so many attendees really dressed up for the part! The Fire Hall was literally transformed into a disco complete with the flashy lights and an illuminated dance floor. There was also a disco themed […]

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Trout Hatchery on Cattaraugus Territory

By Megan Torres, Reporter Group photo: L-R: Councillor Willam Canella, Councillor Tim Waterman, Director Greg Lay, Councillor Josh Jimerson, Councillor Angie Kennedy, Councillor John Williams Jr., Councillor Llona LeRoy, Councillor Presley Redeye, Jonathan Gill. Seneca Fish & Wildlife in Cattaraugus now has their very own trout hatchery that specifically houses brook trout. Fish population is […]

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The ties that bind

A gifted family shares their talent and knowledge to revitalize Seneca culture By Caleb G. Abrams, Seneca Media. February 2019. Reprinted from Inside Seneca Magazine. It is a chilly February evening on the Seneca Cattaraugus Territory and community members have gathered at the Stanley “Sully” Huff Heritage Center for a weekly art-making class led by […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings, Winter months mean Snowsnake season. The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum has recently finished a four-part snowsnake making class taught by Mike Crouse. It is great to see us keeping our traditions alive and especially exciting to see the engagement of our male youth. The CCC is hosting its yearly Snowsnake Tournament the weekend of Feb […]

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REWARD Offered in Salamanca BALD EAGLE Shooting

By Seneca Nation Fish and Wildlife The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward of up to $5,000 to eligible individuals for information that significantly furthers this investigation or leads to enforcement action against the person(s) who shot a bald eagle while it was perched in a tree along the Allegany River, off […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! On Thursday, January 9th, I had the honor of receiving the Cornplanter Pipe Tomahawk, from the New York State Museum, at the repatriation ceremony, which took place at the Onösagwë:de’ Cultural Center, on the Allegany Territory. As Joe Stahlman, Director of Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, shared, during Colonial times, the tomahawk was the most feared […]

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Top Stories of 2019

A look back at events, grand openings, successes, celebrations, and losses By Tami Watt, Editor and Megan Torres, Reporter Pictured above: Rovena Abrams with Nation executives Rovena Watt retires from the Seneca Nation Official Newsletter– 1/9/19 – After 30 years of dedicated service, Rovena Watt received a Lifetime Achievement Award at a recognition ceremony held […]

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Top SPORTS Stories of 2019

By Megan Torres, Reporter Sports coverage was provided all year for our amazing athletes. There were too many achievements to narrow down to one. 2/22 – Lois Garlow (Mount Saint Mary’s Basketball) scores 1,000 career point 3/15 – Lake Shore Eagles Girls Varsity Basketball team wins Section VI Championship, beating defending champion Amherst 3/15 – […]