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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! Earlier this month, our Allegany Training and Employment Resource Center (TERC) brought back a small cohort of Construction Training Program (CTP) trainees, so they could continue their training, which had been halted, due to the global pandemic. The group consists of Senecas in their twenties. They have been reviewing the work they had started […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! Sending out a special CONGRATULATIONS to all of our 2020 Seneca high school and higher education graduates. I realize your ceremonies have had to be adjusted to work around the COVID-19 global pandemic we are all facing; but nonetheless, I hope you have been celebrating your accomplishments. Now, on to the next phase in […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful weather we are having. Even the rain is good and serving a purpose! I’ve noticed some very nice gardens on both territories. The white corn is getting taller, bean plants are starting to climb and the tomato plants are filling out. Since it has been Cattaraugus month, […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! I hope everyone is taking time to enjoy our nice spring weather. I heard Cattaraugus and the surrounding areas had quite a thunder and lightning show recently. I’ve noticed people are planting their gardens, walking, riding bicycles and just getting outside more. It’s good to see our communities getting back to some normal routines […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! I hope everyone is staying safe and practicing Covid-19 pandemic health protocols. I realize it’s difficult to remember to grab a facemask each time when going out in public, but for your own safety and the safety of others – please continue to do so. It’s a small, but important act which can help […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! I hope this message finds you all well, staying safe and managing your day to day activities within the temporary limitations of this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. I know this has been a challenging time for all of us. I would like to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to ensure your […]

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A Message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Nya:wëh sgë:nö’, I am pleased to report that I am well, and my family is well. That is not to say that we are not without worry and concern about the ever-evolving COVID-19. My administration has been working diligently to create ways to keep our members informed. Cattaraugus Territory, in particular, is plagued with limited […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Nya:wëh Sgë:nö’, As with my last address, the world’s focus continues to be on the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). It fills every media outlet and can consume our daily thoughts and actions. We have a unique community with a rich cultural background. We are people who give thanks and gratitude daily. I am going to focus […]

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Seneca Nation defending its legal rights vs. New York State

By Rickey L. Armstrong Sr. The outbreak of the coronavirus and the wide-reaching response efforts have impacted workers, families and communities around the globe. The Seneca Nation is no different. We have seen changes on our territories. Many of our businesses, including our gaming enterprises, have temporarily closed as we all wait and prepare to […]