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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings, Our winter weather has been so fickle, again, this year! One week it’s devastating us, the next it warms up and brings spring-like weather. No wonder there has been so much sickness in our communities. It got so warm I was anticipating the musical sounds of mosquitoes. In late December of 2022, Governor Hochul […]

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Notice of Regular Session of Council

Attention all Enrolled Seneca Members: Next Regular Session of Council to be held on the Cattaraugus Territory Pursuant of Section 12 of the Constitution of the Seneca Nation of Indians, notice is hereby given to you that the Council of said Nation will convene in Regular Session: When: Saturday, February 11, 2023 Time: 9:30 a.m. […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings, Well, old man winter finally paid us a visit. I hope our community members didn’t face too much of a hardship as the weather system moved through. The most recent information I have read is that the snowstorm Elliott death toll had risen to sixty-nine people who lost their lives, in thirteen states, as […]

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Executive Order

Intent to Establish a Constitutional Amendment Committee WHEREAS, the Seneca Nation of Indians, a sovereign nation, established a Constitutional government on December 5, 1848, which allows the Seneca people to self-govern and to make decisions on behalf of themselves and future generations; and WHEREAS, from time to time the Seneca people have made changes to […]

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Seneca Nation President: Casino compact talks progressing

December 30, 2022 | By Mark Scheer | mark.scheer@lockportjournal.com So what’s the latest on negotiations over a new gaming compact between the state of New York and the Seneca Nation of Indians? During a recent interview with the Niagara Gazette, Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong Sr. said, from his point of view, talks are progressing. […]

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Notice of Regular Session of Council

Attention all Enrolled Seneca Members: Next Regular Session of Council to be held on the Allegany Territory Pursuant of Section 12 of the Constitution of the Seneca Nation of Indians, notice is hereby given to you that the Council of said Nation will convene in Regular Session: When: Saturday, January 14, 2023 Time: 9:30 a.m. […]

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Seneca Nation Statement on School Nicknames, Mascots in New York  

November 30, 2022 – ALLEGANY TERRITORY, SALAMANCA, N.Y. – Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong, Sr. issued the following statement regarding a recent New York State Education Department directive addressing the use of Native American names and imagery by school districts within the state:  “The decision handed down by the state Education Department is a positive […]

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A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings, I hope this message finds you all well. It looks like the last bit of our beautiful weather is behind us and we’ll transition into winter. Usually, by this time of year, the temperatures are drastically dropping and we’re all winterizing in preparation of our first big snowfall. On November 8th, 2022, I was […]