Real Truths is a five-part video series with Mohawk leader, Sakokweniokwas (Thomas R. Porter), that explores how Haudenosaunee teachings and an Indigenous worldview might be applied to the fight against the on-going opioid epidemic and beyond. In Part 1, Sakokweniokwas discusses the Good Mind and the importance of our teachings - and how an adherence to them might offer people struggling with addiction a set of guidelines to follow to aid in their recovery.
Seneca Media has created an educational coloring book for our children. For a printer friendly version, please see attached PDF.
As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues, it is important to stay safe and healthy during this crisis. Enjoy this #ThrowbackThursday with Chandra Maracle! In this video, she demonstrates an easy to follow recipe for cooking tamales from our traditional white corn and why food is important to her.
Cultural Interpreter Breezy Crouse guides you on an engaging tour to see the unique Codetalkers wampum belt and historic Cornplanter pipe tomahawk. She gives an overview of the On the Mother’s Side exhibit, highlighting the matrilineal bird and animal clans, and ends with a look at the traditional and contemporary pottery exhibit. Find out about upcoming virtual tours and collection highlights with Seneca-Iroquois National Museum staff by visiting www.senecamuseum.org or following their page on Facebook or Instagram.
Mask and hand sanitizer distribution for enrolled Senecas and on-territory residents coming Wednesday, May 13!
President Armstrong speaks on increased Marshals patrols to enforce the Seneca Nation’s Stay At Home executive order, the elders survey ensuring their needs are being met, an upcoming community mask and hand sanitizer distribution, and registration for the May 9th Council session being held by video conference.
President Armstrong speaks on the first death of a Seneca community member from COVID-19, the clearance to return to work for some individuals who had been under investigation for potential exposure, a recent fake news story regarding the Seneca Nation and the Buffalo Bandits, the completion of demolition across from the Buffalo Creek Casino, and encouragement for young athletes who are missing their sports seasons.
President Armstrong speaks on the negative test for the AOA staff member, the recovery of the two community members who tested positive, pending tests for other community members, and the long range finances of the Seneca Nation in light of the continued economic downturn and grants under the CARES Act.
Long term services and supports for children or adults with disabilities.
Please be advised that masks are being placed in elders’ mailboxes or at the front door if nobody is home to be notified of the delivery. Reaching every elder is taking some time and may extend until Thursday. If any elder has not received a mask by the end of the day Thursday and wants to make sure they get home delivery they can call the Seneca Nation COVID19 hotline at 945-8153.