ACC Annual Turkey Trot was a success!

Submitted by Chad Whitcomb On Nov. 27, the Allegany Community Center hosted their annual 5k Turkey Trot in Jimersontown, NY. The weather was perfect for the 50+ participants that ran the loops in the newly designed 2019 t-shirt. Winners were Reece Redeye (1st), Alex Redeye (2nd), Amos Whitcomb (3rd). Prizes and lunch were served in […]


Public Comment Notice Seneca Nation Constitution

The Seneca Nation Council is offering a 60-day written public comment period for all members to review the SENECA NATION CONSTITUTION; and to consider: DOES OUR CONSTITUTION NEED TO BE AMENDED? Printed copies of the Seneca Nation Constitution are available at the Allegany and Cattaraugus Clerk’s Office; and may be accessed on-line, on the Seneca […]


Seneca Arts & Learning Center celebrates National Indigenous Appreciation Month

Submitted by Angelina Cogley, Seneca & Language Coordinator On Thursday, November 13th, the Seneca Arts and Learning Center celebrated National Indigenous Appreciation Month. At 6:00 p.m., families of the SALC were treated to a dinner of Indian Tacos. After everyone finished eating, The Steamburg Men’s Ceremonial Program sang Yöëdza’ge:kha:’ Ha’degaëno:geh (Mother Earth Songs / Social […]

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Gowanda Central School District unanimously approved senior Tia Thomson's proposal to give graduates the option to wear traditional Native American attire at commencement

Ja:goh Tia! Tia Thompson, at a recent board meeting, did a presentation requesting that Native American students be allowed to wear traditional attire at graduation. She noted that it already happens in other area districts in Western New York. It is specifically important this year. Thompson noted that 26% of Gowanda students are of native […]