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Class D / Msgr. Martin Report: Salamanca Looks to Build on Solid Spring Salamanca finished the Spring season 4-3 and lost the Section 6 title game loss to Franklinville/Ellicottville 21-7.“We are disappointed that our kids didn’t get the opportunity to play at the Stadium,” coach Chad Bartoszek said. “We always dream about that but we […]


This year’s annual Fall Festival was filled with warm smiles and much needed togetherness!

Senecas Together, Senecas Safe Photos by Newsletter & Seneca Media The Fall Festival returned this year customarily taking place the second weekend of September, from September 10th – 12th. Friends and families came back to celebrate Seneca culture and to embrace traditions. Everyone relished in their favorite attractions including the fantastic food vendors, art show, […]


Every Child Matters Exhibition

Every Child Matters Exhibition to open at Sully Huff Heritage Center By Tami Watt, Editor In the wake of the 215 unmarked grave discovered at the Kamloops Residential School in BC, Canada local artist Hayden Haynes was inspired to carve earrings from deer antler to pay homage to the children that never made it home.  […]


Seneca Training Center holds Graduation Ceremony

Photos by Seneca Media On September 10th, the SNI Training & Employment Resource Center held a graduation ceremony for the Construction Technology Program students. Congratulatory remarks were given by President Matthew Pagels, Treasurer Rickey Armstrong and Councillor Tina Abrams. The graduates are now certified in various trade operations and basic construction. List of Graduates: Zavier […]


Economic Planning: We Need Your Input

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 […]


T.E.R.C. Updates

Training and Employment Resource Center Submitted by Tari Squires, TERC Need your high school diploma? Come to the Training and Employment Resource Center at 3764 Administration Drive, Salamanca. Seating is limited to the first 10 participants. The test dates are as follows: October 13 & 14 in Olean, November 3 & 4 in Ellicottville, December […]

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A message from President Matthew B. Pagels

Gagwe:gö sgë:nö’, agajëgwah gagwe:göh jöhiyoa:je’, I hope everyone was able to get out and enjoy the Seneca Fall Festival. It felt good to be able to walk around and see people for a brief conversation. We asked everyone to mask up, sanitize and social distance to keep the spread of COVID down. As you can […]


WNY Power 100

President Matthew B. Pagels reaches #5 on Western New York’s Power 100 The movers and shakers in Buffalo, Rochester and the surrounding region. Matthew PagelsPresident, Seneca Nation of Indians When Matthew Pagels won election to the presidency of the Seneca Nation of Indians last year, he became an integral part of its work toward a […]


From The Desk of The Treasurer

Greetings, I see the leaves are beginning to change color, our days are gradually getting a little shorter and the evenings are cooler. If you attended the Fall Festival on Cattaraugus Territory, I hope you enjoyed seeing old friends and were able to catch the Smoke Dance Contest at the Sachems field. I hear the […]