AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR OUR COMMUNITY

The SNI GIS Department has put together a COVID-19 response website to ensure our community has access to timely and accurate information. Click here for the Seneca Nation Coronavirus Response Hub.

If you would like to join the Seneca Nation Emergency Notification System please click to learn more about the Regroup Messaging System.

As cases of COVID-19 increase in our area, remember that you or someone you encounter may have the virus and not know it or display symptoms. There are many ways to prevent infection and stop the spread. Whether you feel healthy or not- stay home, wash your hands often, and avoid close contact with people outside of your household (stay 6 feet apart).

If you experience symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, dry cough, or shortness of breath, or have any concerns about your health, call your primary care provider to be assessed. Patients of the Lionel R. John Health Center can call (716) 945-5894 and patients of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Health Center can call (716) 532-5582.

Defending Ohi:yo' Canoe Trip

Posted in: Seneca Media & Communications Center

Community members and local allies are canoeing and kayaking down Ohi:yo' from Coudersport to Pittsburgh to call attention to water issues, particularly the threats from oil and gas pipelines and waste. They will then join Chief Arvol Looking Horse's World Peace and Prayer Day gathering at Fort Ancient, OH on the days leading up to the summer solstice. For more information about the Paddle With Peace and Prayer for Water Protection and to follow their progress, check out their Facebook page.

The Seneca Nation Buffalo Farm

Posted in: Seneca Media & Communications Center

Gakwi:yo:h Farms, the Seneca Nation Agricultural Dept. has partnered with the Northeasthern Wildlife Company to start our own buffalo farm. In this footage, 9 more buffalo were released into a temporary hillside field. The buffalo will live on a 100 acre plot in Machias, NY until the Seneca Nation can secure permanent land on territory. Gakwi:yo:h Farm employees will train with the Northeasten Wildlife Company & learn to care for the buffalo until they are ready to be transferred to Seneca Nation territory permanently. There are currently a total of 14 buffalo in the 100 acre field.

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