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2010-08-26 13:37:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, Seneca Nation, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- New York voters strongly support Indian treaties which prevent taxation of Native American-sold goods, according to a new Zogby International poll conducted on behalf of the Seneca Nation of Indians. The poll, conducted the week of August 23, 2010, found 68.4 percent of those surveyed think state and federal governments should honor Indian treaties - specifically the Treaty of 1842 - which bars state taxation of Seneca...

2010-08-20 15:59:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seneca Nation of Indians today sought federal court protection from New York State's plans to begin taxing sales of tobacco on the Nation's sovereign lands. In papers filed with the United States District Court for the Western District of New York this afternoon, the Nation is asking the Court to issue an order restraining the State's taxing scheme which is scheduled to go into effect on Sept 1. "We had hoped to come to an...

2010-08-16 12:04:00

SENECA NATION CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seneca Nation of Indians passed a Tribal Council Resolution on Saturday, August 14 condemning the recent derogatory and racial comments against the Nation and its membership. Sponsored by Tribal Councillor J.C. Seneca, the resolution demands that Mayor Bloomberg resign his post as Mayor of New York City, provides a formal written apology to the Seneca Nation and its members, asks New York State Governor David Paterson...

2010-08-13 01:35:00

DUBLIN, August 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Five Low Buy-In Tournaments at Boylepoker.com With $200 Added See Online Poker Players Hunt Pros For Cash Boylepoker.com today announces the launch of its Scalp Series starting Monday August 16, 2010. The week-long series of online bounty tournaments have a buy in of between $5.50 and $11 and feature $100 added directly to the prize pool and a further $100 added in the form of four $25 Scalps - players simply have to knock out one...

2010-08-10 14:40:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cattaraugus Territory Seneca nation of Indians -- "The Seneca Nation of Indians has learned that the New York State Department of Tax and Finance has taken the unprecedented steps of stopping and seizing a vehicle containing cigarettes that were being delivered from one Seneca Nation Territory to another Seneca Nation Territory. The seized product contained cigarettes that were legally stamped using the Nation's...

2010-08-04 11:03:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless Grids Corporation (WGC) and RJE International, located in the Seneca Nation of Indians Cattaraugus Territory, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to undertake product trials of Wireless Grids Corporation's software products. Initial target markets for WGC and RJE include hotels and gaming loyalty programs and promotions. WGC products powered by WGC's proprietary Magic Mirror(TM) platform enable communities of people and...

2010-06-11 16:35:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Nation of Indians President Barry E. Snyder Sr. today urged Governor Paterson to keep his promise to the Nation regarding rational dialogue on any and all proposals on taxing of Native American tobacco products. "In light of today's report, which calls for collection of sales tax on our products, we want to remind the governor of his pledge for an ongoing, rational dialogue on this critical issue," President Snyder said. "This,...

2010-05-28 12:48:00

CHEROKEE, N.C., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cherokee, N.C. has a colorful history that springs to life in the summer months and extends through the fall. From one of the longest running outdoor dramas in the nation to a festival with the finest in native dance, art and culture, it's time to save the date for interactive historical adventures. "There is so much to see and do in our cultural district all year long, but in the summertime we have special programs and activities that...

2010-05-18 18:16:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Madeleine and T. Boone Pickens will host a celebration of America's Heritage at The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Independence Avenue Southwest & 6th St SW (Entrance to event on Maryland Avenue between 3rd and Independence) on May 20th, 2010 at 7:00PM. The event promises to be one of the most exciting evenings of the season attended by more than 350 guests including some of the most prominent Native American tribal...

2010-04-01 08:03:00

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Nation President Barry E. Snyder Sr. called today's signing of the PACT (Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking) Act a "deliberate betrayal" of all Native Americans. "The President of the United States invited Native American leaders to Washington D.C. in November and looked us in the eye as a sign of good faith in his pledge to protect federal treaties," Snyder said. "Now four months later he has betrayed that promise." "In...


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Finger Lakes National Forest
2013-12-24 11:03:56

The Finger Lakes National Forest is made up of 16,259 acres of Seneca and Schuyler counties, located between Seneca Lake and Cayuha Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York within the United States of America. The forest has over 30 miles of interconnecting trails that cross ravines, pastures, woodlands, and gorges. Although roughly 3.2 million acres of New York State is located in State Forest Preserves, Wildlife Management Areas, and Forests, there are few large areas of public land...

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