February is Career & Technical Training month

Gowanda Central School District & Lakeshore Central School District shared inspiring stories about their students Kobe Benton & Wesley Stafford-Williams,Gowanda Central School District They are Culinary students via Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus-BOCES. February is #CTEMonth so Gowanda CSD is spotlighting its students enrolled in Career & Technical Education programs. #PositivelyPanther #PantherPride. (credit: GCS page) Vanessa Cooper,Gowanda Central […]


Welcome Judy Farmer!

My name is Judy Farmer and I am the new General Manager of Highbanks Campgrounds. Working in various capacities throughout the Seneca Nation has provided me with a wealth of experience. I am a life-long resident of the Allegany territory that has had the pleasure of being a camp guest at Highbanks which has given […]


WGWE celebrates 10 years!

By Tami Watt. Editor SALAMANCA, NY- WGWE 105.9 first hit the airwaves 10 years ago in their first live broadcast directly from Allegany Territory on February 1st, 2010! The Seneca Nation’s first independent commercial radio station also known as the “gweh” was first owned and operated by Seneca Broadcasting, a company under Seneca Holdings with […]


Welcome Kingsley Nephew!

My name is Kingsley Nephew and I am the new Director of Operations at the Allegany Community Center (ACC). I am originally from the Cattaraugus territory and currently live in Angola. I worked at the Cattaraugus Community Center for six years. I started as an Activity Aide and was promoted first to Recreation Shift Supervisor, […]


Education Department (Cattaraugus) rolls out 2nd period Honor List

Submitted by Amy White Gowanda Elementary School – 2nd Quarter Honors (90.0 – 94.9%)4th – Isabela Gill, Raelin Smith Merit (85.0 – 89.9%)4th – Diana Kuhs, Cora Luther, Kane Stafford, Mychal Williams, Rylee Yasurek Gowanda Middle School – 2nd Quarter High Honors (95.0 – 100%)5th – Leona Henhawk6th – Shia Lindgren, Leila Thompson7th – Winter […]

COVID-19 Departments Elders

Scientists have long warned about link between pandemics and climate change

Submitted by Dean Seneca | By Jourdan Bennett-Begaye | Reprinted from As one 2016 study reported: ‘Climate change can affect human health, especially when infectious diseases are concerned’ What’s in a name? Epidemiologists are describing COVID-19 as a pandemic. But the World Health Organization isn’t going that far just yet, describing the spread as […]

Community News

Major Native American artists announced for Settlement project in Plymouth

Ja:goh Marie Watt, a featured artist! Reprinted from | Feb. 26, 2020 Settlement comes to Plymouth’s Central Park this summer, with a fully decolonized large-scale contemporary art and events program that features work by 29 acclaimed Native American artists who are recognized by the Smithsonian Institution and leading biennials. The major contemporary art highlight […]