Dynamic Homes
Advertise:   ads@blueearthmarketing.com   712.224.5420

National
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe to pay tax bill in New York


The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma says it will pay a $70,000-plus property tax bill owed in the state of New York.

The tribe owes the money on its 229-acre farm in Aurelius. The tax is owed because the land is not in trust and is not considered Indian Country under a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

The tribe is trying to reassert its sovereignty in New York, to the opposition of the Oneida Nation of New York.

Get the Story:
Seneca-Cayugas pledge to pay bill (The Syracuse Post-Standard 8/5)

Cayuga Nation Decision:
Cayuga Nation v. New York (June 28, 2005)

Related Stories:
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe holds second election for chief (8/2)
Tribes confident on land claims despite court rulings (07/15)
Pataki land claim bill leaves out out-of-state tribes (06/10)
Supreme Court ruling impacts New York land claims (04/19)
Cayuga tribes confident on land claim appeal (04/12)
Supreme Court decision derails Pataki settlements (4/11)
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe to pay taxes on acquired land (4/8)
Supreme Court called less sympathetic to Indians (4/7)
Fallout from Supreme Court ruling on Oneida Nation (4/6)
BIA official calls high court ruling 'quite depressing' (03/31)
Major defeat for Oneida Nation in Supreme Court case (3/30)
Pataki, city, foes pleased with Oneida Nation ruling (3/30)
Major defeat for Oneida Nation in Supreme Court case (3/29)
Oneida Nation ruling could impact land claims (01/13)
Passage of time at issue in Oneida Nation case (01/12)
Oneida Nation wants court to uphold promises (1/12)
Supreme Court rejects two Indian law cases (1/12)
Supreme Court to hear Oneida Nation land dispute (1/10)
New York municipalities pony up for court brief (12/14)
Hearing set for Oneida Nation treaty rights case (11/12)
Supreme Court takes action on Indian law cases (11/02)
Tribes file briefs in Oneida Nation land case (10/18)
Supreme Court Roundup: 2003-2004 Term (07/08)
Supreme Court to hear dispute over Oneida Nation land (06/29)
Oneida Nation sees support in Bush administration brief (06/08)
Appeal planned in Cayuga Nation land rights case (04/30)
Cayuga Nation land rights upheld by federal judge (4/26)
Cayuga Nation's plans for land worry some in village (04/07)
Report: Seneca-Cayuga Tribe has bigger plans in store (04/06)
NIGC accused of 'ducking' casino land issue in N.Y. (03/23)
Judge in N.Y. hears Seneca-Cayuga land dispute (03/12)
Supreme Court asks for DOJ brief in Oneida case (02/24)
Bill would terminate out-of-state sovereign rights (09/26)
Appeals expected in Seneca-Cayuga Tribe's land case (09/10)
Judge to decide fate of Seneca-Cayuga Tribe's land (9/9)
Cayuga tribes slowly reclaiming ancestral territory (09/02)
Okla. tribe says court decision bolsters case (07/24)
Cayuga Nation welcomes Indian Country decision (07/23)
Oneida Nation wins treaty lands case (7/22)