The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is joining the tobacco manufacturing business and is partnering with an Indian owned firm..
The ruling Seneca Party swept all 30 positions, including president and treasurer, and some were paid up to $100 for supporting the party.
Three candidates are running for president of the New York tribe: Todd Gates, J.C. Seneca and Sally Snow.
Todd Gates, Sally Snow and J.C. Seneca are running for president of the New York-based tribe.
Tribal members held sites at the site and visited the cemetery, where at least three young Seneca are buried.
For me, and my mother's side of my family, we have always wondered what life was like for our Native American ancestors, the ones left dead by an entire generation of people.
Victoria Steele, who is a Seneca, is seeking the Democratic nomination for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.
The use of the drug violates tribal traditions, an attorney said.
Tribal members approved a medical marijuana referendum by a vote of 448 to 364.
Jakobe Sanden, 7, was allowed to return after a leader of the Seneca Nation of New York intervened.
The 17th annual National Intertribal Tax Alliance conference is being hosted by the Seneca Nation of New York.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota launched the program to improve nutrition in Indian Country.
President Maurice John said tribal leaders are monitoring developments but cautioned that no decisions have been made.
The city of Buffalo took the new name from Ga’nigo:i:yoh, a Seneca word that translates to 'one mind, unity.'
The 60-acre park will now be known as Unity Island, an inspiration from a Seneca word.
The Buffalo Common Council will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposal for Unity Island (Ga’nigo:i:yoh).
A group called Women on 20s has selected 15 candidates to replace Andrew Jackson but none represent Indian Country.
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.
The decision leaves just two school districts in the state with the racist name.
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions involving tribal interests in Nebraska, Washington and New York and beyond.
A non-Indian man was killed and buried in a makeshift grave on the reservation in October 1998.
The tribe's top attorney is studying the issue but doesn't anticipate major changes in the near future.
Changing the name of Squaw Island is important to me because I’ve been exploring the deep history of Buffalo-Niagara for the past 25 years.
The determination of the Iroquois, among many other native nations, to endure defied the political, religious and cultural trends at that time.
The Native tobacco industry will not lie down for the Governor, his courts or his cops.
A meme circulating on social media sites claims the U.S. Constitution owes its notion of democracy to the Haudenosaunee Nations.
Council members said they are open to the proposal.
By a 4-3 vote, the New York Court of Appeals opens the tribe's golf course to a lawsuit.
The treaty recognized the rights of Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga and Seneca nations.
The new president -- part of the Seneca Party -- vowed to continue the path of the current administration.
The Seneca Nation and the Tonawanda Band were worried about the exposure of ancestors and artifacts at the site.
Michael Smith, a Democrat, hopes to be the first Seneca to lead a city that's entirely within reservation boundaries.
Tribal leaders call the new law a victory for self-determination and sovereignty.
Ancestors and artifacts were removed from a mining site in the late 1990s but tribes were told little about the work.
Miller is a tribal council member and is former director of the Seneca Nation Health Systems.
Native Wholesale Supply Company was fighting efforts to comply with state laws in Idaho and California.
Native Wholesale Supply went bankrupt in 2011 and has a petition pending before the Supreme Court in another case.
John Kane discusses abuse of power among traditional leaders of the in New York.
The U.S. Supreme Court went back to work this morning with no new activity in an Indian tobacco case.
Zach Miller, a member of the Seneca Nation of New York, is making waves on the University of Denver lacrosse team.
Columnist writes about dirty politics on the Seneca Nation in New York.
Nothing new for the Iroquois in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2014 State of the State address delivered on January 8 in Albany.
History professor recounts key military service of Ely S. Parker, a Tonawanda Seneca man from New York.
A Seneca Nation business owner won't have to comply with tax provisions of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in his favor.
The Indian Health Service owes the $7.4 million to the Seneca Nation of New York, a federal judge ruled last week. The IHS agreed to pay the tribe the costs...
Charles Kader on the state of New York's war on tribal businesses: United States government agencies outposted near Iroquois communities have deferred to New York State tax codes. By going...
Robert Odawi Porter, the former president of the Seneca Nation of New York, has joined SNR Denton. Porter will serve as senior counsel in the firm's Native American Law and...
"Robert Odawi Porter ruffled countless feathers as president of the Seneca Nation but he did depart from his two-year term in office with a meaningful message for his people. In...
Barry Snyder Sr., won election as president of the Seneca Nation of New York. Snyder defeated Richard Nephew, the chairman of the tribal council, for the post, the Associated...
The Seneca Nation has donated $350,000 to politicians in New York over the past 22 months, The Buffalo News reports. The tribe donated $100,000 to the Senate Republican Campaign Committee...
The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma and an Indian-owned business on the Seneca Nation in New York have been targeted as part of a multi-state federal investigation into tobacco sales. Federal...
The Seneca Nation of New York is seeking $7.5 million from the Department of Health and Human Services in a self-determination contract dispute. The tribe says the Indian Health Service,...
"In response to the Buffalo News' article on July 28 regarding the Seneca Nation's plan to evict Snyder Beach residents, I take issue with the statement released by the Seneca...
The Seneca Nation and the state of New York reached agreement over a Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance. The tribe and the state agreed to a TERO fee of 3 percent,...
Authorities in New York are trying to prevent a key official from testifying in a tribal tobacco case. Andrew Laughing, a member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, was charged...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) threatened to reallocate $50 million in road funds affecting the Seneca Nation as part of a dispute over a Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance fee....
New York City filed a lawsuit in federal court against a tobacco retailer based on the Seneca Nation. The lawsuit accuses Robert and Marcia Gordon of selling tax-free cigarettes to...
Vandals attempted to steal an iconic Indian statue from a business on the Seneca Nation in New York. Cyrus Schindler, the owner of the Big Indian Smoke Shop, was told...
The state of New York has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to people who were beaten or chased away by state troopers during a peaceful protest on the Onondaga Nation in 1997.
The Seneca Nation said it will prevent the state of New York from repairing a highway on the reservation until a Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance fee is paid. The tribe's...