Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: Seneca Indian Nation

Senecas OKs medical marijuana referendum

SALAMANCA (AP) — The Seneca Indian Nation’s next business venture could be medical marijuana. Members of the western New York tribe approved a referendum Tuesday giving leaders the go-ahead to draft laws and regulations governing the manufacturing, use and distribution ...

Read More »

Appeals court gives OK to Seneca casino

NEW YORK — An appeals court has upheld a lower-court’s rejection of a lawsuit challenging the Seneca Indian Nation’s right to operate a casino in Buffalo. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. It rejected ...

Read More »

Senecas commit $1M to fight drug abuse, crime

LITTLE VALLEY — The Seneca Indian Nation in western New York intends to spend $1 million to combat drug abuse, addiction and crime. The Dunkirk Observer reports  that the Seneca Tribal Council approved spending the money for anti-drug abuse efforts, ...

Read More »

Senecas say poll supports their gaming

The Seneca Nation of Indians Tuesday released a poll of 1,000 Western New Yorkers that shows overwhelming support for the Nation’s gaming operations and negligible backing for statewide casino gambling. In the poll’s major finding, an 84 percent majority favor ...

Read More »