You’re cordially invited to the annual Memorial Day Commemoration event to be held at the Seneca Allegany Administration Building (SABB), Allegany Territory, on Monday, May 29, 2023 starting at 11am. Join us as we pay our respects and recognize the brave men and women who have given their lives in service to our nation. A […]
May 12 2023 Issue
Community Hearing Special Notice
Area Office of the Aging Seneca Elder Protection Code Draft Review A Seneca Nation Law that protects Seneca Elders (Adults 60 plus years old) from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. A comment period for all enrolled members will remain open between May 8th – May 26th. The document will be available for review at the Seneca […]
The Cynthia Mohr Memorial 5K Run/Walk
Proceeds benefit SHS Class of 2023 and establishing The Cynthia Mohr Scholarship Fund salamancany.org When: Sunday, June 11, 2023Where: Start and Finish at Veteran’s Memorial Park, Salamanca, NY 14779Time: Check in 9-9:45am with a 10am start timeCost: $30.00 ages 13 and up | $20.00 ages 12 and under Register online HERE. T-Shirts are available, please […]
Gary Farmer From ‘Rez Dogs’ Presenting at Silver Creek School
Save the Date: Motivational Speaker, Actor, Musician and Advocate Gary Farmer will be at the Silver Creek High School Auditorium on Thursday, May 25th, 2023. Food vendors will be available from 4:30-6:45pm. Gary will take the stage at 7pm. Don’t miss out on this exciting event for students and parents! Bring the whole family, this […]
Ja:göh Yanenowi Logan!
Featured Panelist at Villanova University’s Second Annual Anti-Poverty Symposium www1.villanova.edu Yanenowi Logan (Seneca, Deer Clan, Cattaraugus Territory), Cornell Junior, and Co-President of NCAI Youth Commission, served on a panel Tuesday, April 18th at Villanova University with Robin Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, and Melina Laboucan-Massimo, Co-Founder of Indigenous Climate Action. Their afternoon panel session focused […]
Seneca Scholar Athlete Graduating from Loyola University this May!
New Orleans, Louisiana on 5/13/2023 Submitted by Agnes Williams Kate Fay Petrovic, Wolf Clan member of the Seneca Nation, the daughter of Rachelle (Tarbell) and Zeljko Petrovic, sister of Alex and Luka Petrovic (Cypress, Texas) is graduating Magna Cum Laude this May from Loyola University New Orleans. Kate played basketball for Loyola University all four […]
Ja:göh Erika Seneca-Hastie!
2023 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Ja:göh Erika Seneca-Hastie (Seneca, Turtle Clan) who received the 2023 Distinguished UB Alumni Award presented by the Department of Indigenous Studies, University at Buffalo. Erika shared: Being recognized by my Alma Mater like this reminds me of how truly proud I am to have attended UB and that my time […]
Students Visited by Major Patrick Sorenson & Command Sergeant Major Ronald Cook, Jr.
Ja:göh Troy Kennedy, Tianna Thuman and Mileah Pinelli of Lake Shore Central District. Lake Shore hosted Major Patrick Sorensen, Officer in Charge of the Native American Heritage Forum at West Point Military Academy. Major Sorensen presented at the Middle School and High School where he presented the Student Leadership Experience Scholarship at West Point to […]
Logo Design Contest in Honor of M.M.I.W. Recognition Day
Lake Shore Central School Native American Program The Lake Shore Central Schools Native American Program held a contest asking students in grades 6-12 to design a logo that they could use to honor MMIW Recognition Day. The first place winner was created by Ada Irizarry, whose design appeared on stickers. Second place went to Salana […]
Tradition, Trauma, & Tenderness Documentary Premiere set for July 14th
April 16, 2023 | observertoday.com Pictured above: Alex Simmons, right, documentary cinematographer at the Faithkeepers Montessori Language Nest in Steamburg. In the film, the boy is showing Simmons a book he illustrated and wrote in the Seneca language. The CREATE Project is pleased to present the premier of “Tradition, Trauma, & Tenderness,” at Gowanda’s Historic […]