The Seneca Nation of Indians has a proud and rich history. We are the largest of six Native American nations comprising the Haudenosaunee or Iroquois Confederacy or Six Nations, a democratic government that pre-dates the United States Constitution.
We are known as the "Keeper of the Western Door," for the Seneca are the westernmost of the Six Nations. In the Seneca language we are also known as O-non-dowa-gah, (pronounced: Oh-n'own-dough-wahgah) or "Great Hill People."
Today, the Seneca Nation of Indians has a population of over 8,000 enrolled members. We are the fifth-largest employer in Western New York, creating thousands of new jobs and investing hundreds of millions of dollars to bolster the region's and New York State's economy.
We invite you to explore our website to learn about our rich culture and traditions, our diverse and strong sovereign economy and the quality of life that makes us proud to be Seneca.
Todd Gates, President, Seneca Nation of Indians
Back to school party for first 100 kids to sign up at Skyzone in Cheektowaga. We will give away book bags to all kids who sign up. Interactive Hoop Dancing demonstration with Eva Bighorse. Contact 845-6304.
Visit the Health Tent at the Annual Seneca Fall Festival. We will have door prizes, games, and information tables: Diabetes, Behavioral Health, Exercise, Dental, Medical, Child & Family, Patient Benefits, HOPE, Environmental, Roswell Park, Indian Health Service, Independent Health, Walsh Duffield.