President Pagels speaks on Tuesday’s law enforcement incident and Thursday’s Pride Month flag raising, as well as acknowledging all the high school graduates. He provides good news about COVID statistics, availability of the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12-17, and group dining resuming at AOA.
President Pagels speaks on the recent news about the discovery of the graves of 215 Native children at a residential school site, as well as noting the Memorial Day event presented by Iroquois Post 1587 and the Seneca Nation. He provides a COVID update, information about June regular session of Council, and closes with a recognition of all the recent graduates.
President Pagels announces the availability of the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12-17 in early June through the Seneca Nation Health System. He also notes the recent return of the Red Jacket Peace Medal, tonight’s college graduates celebration event, and the official opening tomorrow of the new Seneca One Stop at the Buffalo Creek Territory.
The FCC has an Emergency Broadband Benefit program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic. Those who qualify and are located on qualifying Tribal lands can be eligible for up to $75 a month in assistance and can receive up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. Check https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit to see you or your household quality. This program is not affiliated with Seneca Nation and is a Federal Communications Commission benefit program.