By Cameron Hurst | June 19, 2020 | Reprinted from post-journal.com Photo: Pictured is the current JHS logo on the back of the high school building. P-J photo by Cameron Hurst An online petition to change the name of Jamestown High School’s mascot that started circulating this week has received a response from the president […]
Source: Gowanda Central School facebook As conferral of diplomas for the Class of 2020 at Gowanda High continued daily through Friday, June 19, 2020 at Hillis Field, our Panther family noticed several of our Native American students wearing eagle feathers on their cap along with graduation tassels. The Title VI program delivered the eagle feathers […]
The Way Back Home: The Journeys of Seneca “Culture Worker” Peter Jemison By James Ring Adams | Reprinted from www.americanindianmagazine.org | Summer 2020 / Vol. 21 No. 2 A steel car bridge once crossed the Cattaraugus Creek that separates the Seneca Nation’s Cattaraugus Reservation from the largely non-Native border hamlet of Irving in western New […]
Photo credit: Lakeshore Central School District Facebook page On Sunday, June 7th Lakeshore Highschool held a parade for the graduating class of 2020. Ja:goh graduates!
By Sunnea John The Seneca Nation Housing Authority is happy to announce our Housing Program’s newest Homeowners. Three (3) families from the Allegany Territory and five (5) families from the Cattaraugus Territory received keys to their new homes this year with two (2) more still being built on each territory. Funding for the Homeownership project […]
SENECA NATION TERRITORIES – On May 28, 2020, Iroquois Post #1587, was awarded a grant from the NDN Collective COVID-19 Response Project. This project is designed to provide immediate relief to some of the most under served communities in the country. The main objective is to distribute resources to front line response organizations, native nations […]
By Kerry Kennedy Any interested enrolled Members from the Cattaraugus Territory Community. TIME: 10:OOAMJULY 2020 DATES: 2nd, 16th & 30thWHERE: Supp. Services Building210 Thomas Indian School Dr. – ext. 22Ibs. Box of Fresh Produce WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Pull up in vehicle anytime after 10:00am those days and the building staff will load the box of […]
The Seneca Nation observed President’s Day on June 15th, the late Calvin “Kelly” John’s birthday, (b.June 15, 1920- d.October 8, 2004). John served as a four time President for the Nation (1946,1950,1966,1990) as well as Treasurer and Councillor. John’s role as President was pivotal during the 99-year Salamanca Lease Agreement in the early 90’s. He […]
Ja:goh Class of 2020! Salamanca City Central School held a parade for the senior class of 2020 on Thursday, June 11th on Broad St. in Salamanca, NY.
By Matthew Spina | Reprinted from the Buffalo News | June 19, 2020 For a time in May, a mother and her two daughters were in Olean General Hospital, all attached to ventilators, all struggling with Covid-19. All had led distinguished lives. All were members of the Seneca Nation’s Heron Clan. And all had made […]