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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! Under normal circumstances, my message would highlight the achievements of our many talented, artistic and athletic members and future events to be looking forward to, in our communities. These are not normal times, therefore, I must address the uncertainty we are facing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seneca Nation government has been forced to […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! I am pleased to announce Kerry J. John (turtle clan) has joined the President’s Office as the new Chief of Staff, effective March 2nd, 2020. A lifelong resident of the Allegany Territory, Kerry is a graduate of Salamanca High School, and has been an active member on the Salamanca City Central School District Board […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! Our Seneca Nation Transportation Department (SNDOT) was recently awarded $866,459.00 in grant funds to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Broad Street and Iroquois Drive in Salamanca. Funding for the award is provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF). The focus of […]

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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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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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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday season and spent some much needed time with your children and families. One of the highlights of the holiday season for me is our annual Elder’s Holiday Party, which was held at the Seneca Allegany Casino on December 18th. It was a delight to watch our elders […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! By now, I hope most everyone has heard that our Seneca Nation Newsletter has gone digital! It can be found, on-line, at: SNINEWS.ORG. Everything published in the newsletter will now be available on the internet. The first day the newsletter website went public, it received 1,400 views. Since then, it has increased to over […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! The first of four scheduled Seneca Nation Constitutional Reform public comment listening sessions took place on November 14th, in the Allegany Council Chambers; and the second session took place on November 25th, in the Cattaraugus Council Chambers. The last revision(s) to our Constitution took place over twenty-six (26) years ago. Since then, there have […]

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Community Meeting Notice

ALL SNI enrolled members are invited to attend an executive and council meeting to hear the needs and concerns of our community. January 23, 2020 from 2pm-5pm – Allegany Council Chambers January 30th, 2020 from 2pm-5pm – William Seneca Building