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Protect OUR children!

Due to the increased transmissibility of the Delta variant, and out of respect for children under 12 and immunocompromised individuals who cannot be vaccinated, the Seneca Nation Health System encourages our community to get vaccinated, mask up, and stay safe. This has never been just an individual fight, however, our actions as individuals will define […]

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Two-Row Patient Navigation Services program

By David Silverheels and Marissa Haring Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s new Indigenous Center established the Two-Row Patient Navigation Services program in 2021. Our patient navigation program is a free community-based service designed to promote access to prevention, screening, timely diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other chronic diseases by eliminating barriers to care, such […]

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Indian Residential Boarding Schools

By Leatha Jimerson In recent months, there has been much discussion on social media and news outlets regarding Indian residential boarding schools. We have learned of the finding of graves of young Indian children on the grounds of Indian boarding schools especially in Canada. It is very disturbing, hurtful and painful to think of this […]

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News From the Four Corners United Methodist Church

Rte. 438 and Versailles Plank Road, Cattaraugus Territory | Pastor – Holly Brittain | | Submitted by Marilyn Anderson It is hard to believe that summer is over, and kids are getting ready to go back to school!! After a year of isolation due to the pandemic so many events have been packed into […]

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Job opening at Ganondagan State Historic Site

Cultural Liaison POSITION: Cultural LiaisonAGENCY: Natural Heritage TrustAGENCY ASSIGNMENT: NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Ganondagan State Historic SiteREPORTS TO: Ganondagan Historic Site ManagerKEY RELATIONSHIPS: NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Ganondagan State Historic Staff, Seneca Nation of Indians, Tonawanda Seneca Nation, Friends of Ganondagan Staff and Board of DirectorsWORK SCHEDULE: […]


20th Annual Fort Apache Lacrosse Tournament

Photos by Newsletter Dept & Seneca Media Rae Lynn George and Chad Whitcomb hosted the 20th annual Fort Apache Cup Box Lacrosse Tournament at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Salamanca, NY on August 14th, 2021 and this years tournament was dedicated to the families of Darryl John and Andrew John. RedBev took home the win beating […]


RTR 2021

Remember the Removal 2021- Sustaining our Culture and Traditions Pt.2 Save the Date – September 25th, 2021 This year the Remember the Removal (RTR) Committee will honor the cultural traditions of the Seneca people prior to the construction of the Kinzua Dam on September 25th, 2021. The walk will start at 10am at the former […]


Remember the Removal Committee Accepting Bids

Submitted by Nancy Toth Remember the Removal Committee is now accepting bids for the meal for the “RTR” day on September 25, 2021. Quantity: 300 servings •Entree consisting of a meat (example: meatloaf or turkey)•Potato,•Vegetable•Dinner roll•Assorted desserts Also accepting bids for:•Hulled corn soup•Two canners•200 pieces of fry bread The meal may be prepared on site. […]


Food Safety Training

Submitted by Courtney John-Jemison, Planning Department The SNI Planning Department, Training Employment and Resource Center (TERC), Business Permits office, and Seneca Nation of Indians Economic Development Company (SNIEDC) have partnered together to provide trainings for our Seneca owned and on Territory businesses to help them with health and safety trainings post pandemic. A flyer was […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Nya:wëh sgë:nö’, I’m thankful you are well! Best wishes to students as they prepare for the new school year. With the threat of COVID – 19 becoming greater within the county and around the State, please be vigilant with COVID protocol. Schools are preparing to open with face to face instruction and new safety protocols […]