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Seneca Nation Joined by Senator Charles Schumer to Announce $7.625 Million Federal Grant to Support Construction of Southern Tier Regional Transit Hub on Cattaraugus Territory

Project will enhance accessibility, streamline transportation service to Seneca Territory and throughout the region November 23, 2022 | By Phil Pantano | Pantano & Associates, L.L.C. ALLEGANY TERRITORY, SALAMANCA, N.Y.-CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, IRVING, N.Y. – Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong, Sr. was joined by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer on the Nation’s Allegany Territory […]

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Canvass Day 2022

President Rickey Armstrong, Sr. – Canvass Day Address November 8, 2022 Pictured above: Your newly elected Seneca Nation Councillors. L to R: Jeffrey Gill, Joshua Jimerson, Geraldine “Bird” Huff, Odie Porter, Tina Abrams, Marta Kettle, Maurice John, Sr., J. Conrad Seneca. Hello, everyone. Nya:weh sgë:nö’, gagwe:göh. First, I want to congratulate all of the elected […]

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Seneca Nation to Open Cannabis Dispensary on Niagara Territory

Opening targeted for early February 2023 ALLEGANY TERRITORY, SALAMANCA, N.Y.-NIAGARA TERRITORY, NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – The Seneca Nation is moving forward with its latest investment in the development of its sovereign Niagara Territory. Nation officials announced today that Seneca Development, a Nation-owned entity, will open a cannabis dispensary on the territory early next year. The […]

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Seneca Nation Canvass Day

Please join us for the customary certification of election results and swearing-in ceremony of our newly elected officials. There will be a luncheon to follow. This years event will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2022 from 11am – 1:30pm at the Seneca Allegany Casino Event Center. Official invite posted below:

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Presidential UPDATE (10.28.22)

President Pagels delivers an update to the community focused on intergovernmental relations at the State and Federal level that impact the Seneca Nation and our brothers and sisters across Indian Country. He provides current COVID numbers and information. He closes with s a special reminder to watch out for trick-or-treaters during the upcoming community Halloween […]

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The Seneca Nation and Iroquois Post 1587 Veterans Day 2022 Message

“Why We Serve” Article by Ron Cook Jr., Post Commander, Iroquois Post #1587 Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces chronicles the generations of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who have served in the United States Armed Forces during every military conflict for hundreds of years. Created in conjunction with the National […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Hello everyone. Gagwe:göh sgënö’. Reflecting on Indigenous Peoples Day, we appreciate the invaluable contributions our ancestors and current leaders make to protect our sovereign rights by safeguarding our land, language and cultural traditions. Our local school districts recognize this day as Indigenous Peoples day, but New York State does not. There may be movement in […]

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Presidential UPDATE (10.14.22)

President Pagels starts today’s message about celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day and thanks the many people in the community that came together to support the local Every Child Matter events. He provides an update on the #StandwithSeneca campaign, community Halloween activities, the upcoming Native American Heritage events at the casino in November and an update on […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh sgë:nö’ gagwë:goh, We are moving right along through the seasons. The leaves are changing and the weather is beginning to cool down. September was a month of remembrance. As I mentioned last month, we recognized Every Child Matters and held events to remember the survivors and honor the lost children who attended Indian Residential […]

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Local Halloween Events Begin Soon!

As we bring in October and fall, we also welcome the local Halloween and Halloween inspired events happening within the community. Activities and fun for ALL AGES are planned throughout the month including truck-or-treat events, costume contests, scary storytelling, pumpkin carving contests, hay rides and much more! Enjoy these Spooktacular events and have a safe […]