Ja:goh Nia Nephew

Nia Nephew is currently a senior at Silver Creek Central High School and has many great accomplishments already under her belt. She has been inducted into the National Honor Society as well as the National Society of High School Scholars. Nia has also received early acceptance to Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management […]

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BEWARE: IRS Imposter Scams

Submitted by Richard Rubeck, Jr. Here’s how they work: You get a call from someone who says she’s from the IRS. She says that you owe back taxes. She threatens to sue you, arrest or deport you, or revoke your license if you don’t pay right away. She tells you to put money on a […]

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Iroquois Genealogy Society News!

By Leatha Jimerson Our first meeting of the 2020 year will be held: March 12, 2020 at 6 pm at the Cattaraugus Community Center – MPR. The topic of this meeting: Start your journey, how to trace your family history. We will be showing our resources/materials that will help you start your genealogy research. There […]

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The Ohi:yo’ – Part 2

By Charlie “Catman” Redeye The Seneca of the Ohi:yo’ The Seneca Nation are the keepers of the Western Door of the Six Nations Confederacy. We referred to this territory as a big longhouse, with the Mohawk Nation being the Keepers of the Eastern Door and the fire at Onondaga keeping the house together. The Seneca […]

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Ja:goh Karolyn Karsten!

Submitted by The Gates Family Karen Karsten & Kevin Gates congratulate their daughter Karolyn (Kari) Karsten for being accepted into the University of Washington Museology Master’s Program. She plans on focusing in Contemporary Indigenous Arts. Nya:wëh to the SNI Education Department and SNI Administration.


Senior Night Recognition: Congrats to all our Seneca Seniors!

Below is a list compiled by the Newsletter Office. If your team/school/name isn’t listed, feel free to submit information to and we’ll gladly share it. Silver Creek Varsity Basketball Senior NightJa:goh Nate “Nizzy” Parker #30 Silver Creek Black Nights Dunkirk Varsity Basketball Senior NightJa:goh Senior Cheerleader, Liliana Parker The Dunkirk Marauders honored their senior […]


Salamanca Warriors: Athletes of the Week

Aaron George – January 6-11, 2020. Senior guard Aaron George had two strong performances as the Salamanca boys basketball team went 1-1 last week. In the Warriors’ league opener Tuesday against Randolph, George had 13 points and five assists in a 59-45 loss to the No. 7 team in the state in Class C. He […]