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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh sgë:nö gagwe:göh, We are beginning our fall time activities with children returning to school and our Fall Festival happening. This year’s parade theme “Year of the Athlete” featured our local minor sports teams and themed floats. What a great event each year for our community. Our community recently lost an influential leader with the […]

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President’s Office EXECUTIVE ORDERS

Below you’ll find four recent Executive Orders: Appointment of Court of Appeals Judge – Thom Abrams (Above ORDER Dated: August 31, 2022) Appointment of Court of Appeals Judge – Carlton Farmer (Above ORDER Dated: August 31, 2022) Temporary Assignment of Housing Department Director Responsibilities – Councillor Al George (Above ORDER Dated: August 23, 2022) Authorizing […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Gagwe:göh sgënö’, I hope you are all well and enjoying the great weather we’ve had this summer. We also had some much-needed rain to help our gardens and flowers grow. This week 20 years ago former President Cyrus Schindler signed the gaming Compact. This was a historic moment for the Seneca Nation and all of […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh sgë:nö’ gagwe:goh. We are in the month of August which means school is right around the corner and summer will be winding down soon. We are also in the midst of our Stand with Seneca public awareness campaign. This will highlight all of our contributions in Western New York. It is designed to gain […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh sgë:nö’ gagwe:goh, I hope your summer is moving along as planned! Fair season is upon us, a sign of the end of summer fun and time to get ready for school. This year’s Seneca Fall Festival is scheduled for September 9-11, 2022 at the Saylor Community complex. Registration and entry information for all activities […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh Sgë:nö’ Gagwe:goh! I’d like to start with acknowledging the passing of former first lady Deanna Snyder. The wife of the late President Barry E. Snyder, Sr., had dedicated much of her life supporting the Seneca community with her time, energy and strength by his side. We are forever thankful for her dedication. President Snyder […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Gagwe:göh sgë:nö’, I hope everyone is doing well. June was a great weather month. With the start of summer, I’m sure everyone is enjoying sporting events, family functions and outdoor fun. First, I’d like to congratulate the Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse team for winning the National Lacrosse League Championship! Hard work and dedication paid off, especially […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh sgë:nö’ gagwe:göh, It is a great start to summer! We have exciting events happening this month. Our high school seniors will soon be high school graduates. Banquets honoring their accomplishments were held on both Territories last week. I was honored to be able to speak to our youth as they venture out into their […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Gagwe:göh sgë:nö, I’m happy you are all well! As you can see, we are flying through the months. We are almost to the halfway point in the year which means summer is quickly approaching and children will be out of school soon, enjoying the nice weather. The month of May starts the busy season for […]

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President Pagels Statement Regarding Buffalo Shooting

A statement from Seneca Nation President Pagels regarding the tragic shooting that took place in Buffalo: “The Seneca Nation shares the sorrow, anger and disbelief expressed by so many following the heinous mass shooting in Buffalo this weekend. We offer our prayers for the victims and send our thoughts and support to their families, friends […]