Seneca Nation, JPS Respond to Rising Concerns with Mascot Name

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 […]


Peter Jemison featured in NMAI’s American Indian Magazine

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 […]


Eagle Feathers for 2020 Grads

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 […]


SNHA’s Newest Homeowners

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 […]


Drive Thru Produce Distribution

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 […]

Feature President

A message from President Rickey L. Armstrong, Sr.

Greetings! I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful weather we are having. Even the rain is good and serving a purpose! I’ve noticed some very nice gardens on both territories. The white corn is getting taller, bean plants are starting to climb and the tomato plants are filling out. Since it has been Cattaraugus month, […]


Seneca Nation President’s Day

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 […]