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A Message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh sgë:nö’ swagwë:goh, So long, farewell…2020, an unforgettable, turbulent year! I welcome 2021 with high hopes and well-being for our Nation! Then we see six days later the President of the United States of America insight and provoke what he called a protest. That protest quickly turned into riot, just think if those were brown […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Season’s Greetings to all! I hope you and your families can enjoy this holiday season amidst this ever-changing landscape. This time of year, is usually spent with family celebrating and reminiscing about the year. 2020 has definitely given us much to talk about. The Coronavirus continues to be on the forefront of most conversations with […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh sgë:nö’, Happy Holidays! I’m thankful you are well hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Our community is very family oriented and my hope is that we keep the spike in illness to a minimum. Let’s all do our part and stay home as much as possible. The surrounding counties are near to closing […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh Sgë:nö’, I’m thankful for our Communities everyday particularly as colder weather is approaching. Unfortunately we have already experienced a significant windstorm which knocked out large sections of both Allegany and Cattaraugus electricity on Sunday, November 15. It was necessary to open up our emergency facilities for families to seek shelter from the elements. It […]

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Important Covid Testing Information:

COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in the region and there are an increasing number of positive cases on territory. You MUST pre-register by going to https://www.bluestonesafe.com/welcomeUse client code SenecaGov and user ID 3030. You will need an email address to sign up. Limited staff will be available to help elders register for email on-site so PLEASE […]

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A message from President Matthew Pagels

Nya:wëh sgë:no’, There are many momentous events happening in 2020. Our Nation is amidst a global pandemic of which we are not immune. We have witnessed and some have participated in a heated, crucial United States election surmounting in the first women Vice President. There have also been gains in the racial divide surrounding our […]

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Substance abuse impacts Native Communities

A message from President Armstrong: We have long known that substance abuse disproportionately impacts Native communities. Though we make up just a fraction of this country’s population, we experience much higher addiction rates and our people die in greater numbers than non-Natives, as a result of overdoses. In fact, Native people are more than 50 […]

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Re: Horseshoe Solar Energy LLC Project – 19PR07523

Dear Mr. Vandrei and Ms. Millar, It has come to the Seneca Nation’s attention that there is a possible discrepancy in the identification of a bone found during a Phase 1B cultural resources survey conducted by Panamerica Consultants, Inc. (“Panamerica”) for Invenergy’s Horseshoe Solar Project off Golah Road, Avon, NY (NYSPHO# 18PR07941). It has been […]