Submitted by Courtney John-Jemison, Community Planning & Development Department Blue Stone Strategy Group (a Native-owned advisory firm in its 14th year of operations in providing Tribal specific services) has been retained to support the Community Planning & Development Department on behalf of the Seneca Nation in leading the Nation through a planning process that will […]
September 10 2021 Issue
Natural Gas Map
Submitted by Seneca Energy & Seneca Utilities During July’s Council, the Seneca Nation approved the repair and expansion of the natural gas distribution system on the Cattaraugus Territory. The below map depicts the areas where natural gas lines exist or will exist once the project has been completed. You will receive a direct notification letter […]
Request for Proposals: Seneca Nation Beach
The Seneca Nation of Indians is soliciting proposals from qualified individuals or companies to assume management of the Seneca Nation Beach recreational area, with the potential to design, develop, construct and operate proposed Facilities at that site. Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, statement of qualifications, rate for management services, and […]
Honor past princesses, but retire the ‘Indian Princess’
My near-princess experience and my hope to elevate Native women’s contributions and achievements By YANENOWI LOGAN | Reprinted from indiancountrytoday.com Photo: Yanenowi ‘She Guards the Corn’ Logan (Courtesy image) Yanenowi Logan – Seneca Nation of Indians, New York State Fair Indian Village Princess An annual highlight of Labor Day weekend at the New York State […]
AOA Elders Corner — Directors Update
By Bethany Lay Nya:wëh Sgë:nö’ August was a busy month at AOA. We extended our hours and activities, offered daily trips on our AOA buses, and assisted over 350 Elders. We are thankful for your patience as we ramp our programs and services back up to pre-pandemic levels. Later this month we will be working […]
Clothing & Household Item Drive
The Native American Heritage Association was started in 1993, by David G. Myers, as a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to helping Native American families in need, living on sovereign lands in South Dakota and Wyoming. (naha-inc.org) Their mission is to help as many families as possible with basic life necessities and self-help programs. In support […]
By Nicole Martin What does it take to become a speaker of a language you were not raised up with from infancy and how long would it take to become proficient? Naturally language transmission happened being surrounded in the community by loved ones where we learned from watching and mocking others on their sounds and […]
September 30th, 2021 – Orange Shirt Day In remembrance of those who have been impacted by the residential school system.
T.E.R.C. Community Flea Market
Save the date: October 2, 2021 Watch for more details and information. Current flyer posted below.
What’s Been Happening at Pinewoods Community Association?
August 2021 News Submitted by Jacky Snyder ANNUAL FIELD DAY 2021August 22nd was a great day in Pinewoods! Community members from near and far came to help us enjoy the loosened reigns of the Covid-19 pandemic once again. The PCA Event Committee formed a well-planned event from morning to evening with many activities for everyone […]