December 4, 2020         
Scary Mommy And Huggies® Partner To Launch New Series "Up Early Tonight" To Stream On Hulu   •   AEO Updates Payment of Deferred First Quarter Cash Dividend of $0.1375 Per Share, Due to Strong Financial Condition   •   Ministers Qualtrough and Bains explore opportunities to improve accessibility requirements for buildings in Canada   •   DYSIS Announces Medicare Reimbursement Rates for the New Add-On CPT Code 57465, Which Can Be Used for DYSIS Smart Colposcopy, Ef   •   MTV Entertainment Group Launches New Initiative to Fuel the Creation of More BIPOC and Women Owned and Operated Production Compa   •   Communitech’s Fierce Founders Uplift: Levelling the Playing Field and Shattering Glass Ceilings   •   Global Advisor, Colleen Goggins, Joins ZO® Skin Health's Board Of Directors Following Majority Investment By Blackstone   •   Gloriae Dei Cantores' Musical Advent Calendar is Available for Listening All the Way to Christmas!   •   Bounce Trumpet Awards To Honor Naomi Campbell, Yara Shahidi, Stacey Abrams, & Tommie Smith As 2020 Recipients In Special Yea   •   Nexus Pharmaceuticals Announces Diversity Certification   •   Greenberg Traurig Mexico City Achieves 100% Score on the Human Rights Campaign Equidad MX LGBTQ+ Survey   •   The Creators Of The Elf On The Shelf® Spark Christmas Cheer With A Virtual Elf Pets® Merry Movie Night On Sunday, Decemb   •   BioAesthetics Announces University Clinical Study for its Nipple Reconstruction Graft   •   BEERMKR Home Brewing System Is a Beer Lovers Dream Holiday Gift   •   2021 Donate Life Floral Sculpture to Honor Donation and Transplantation Professionals as Donation Healthcare Heroes on New Year&   •   Burns & Levinson Closes Strategic Growth Investment for GA Foods   •   DDB Latina Celebrates Its Third Time Named As The Most Creative Network At El Ojo de Iberoamerica   •   Ellevate Network Rolls Out Second Iteration of Annual Raise Her Voice Campaign In Honor of International Women's Day and Nationa   •   Grant Thornton named one of Working Mother’s Top Companies for Executive Women   •   Ulta Beauty Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results
Bookmark and Share

Seneca Nation Responds To NY Gov's Attempt To Collect Taxes On Indian Lands

 

 

CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, N.Y.,  -- "It is the goal of the Seneca Nation to restore economic vitality to our homeland and to the Western New York region," said Seneca Nation President Barry E. Snyder, Sr. "We are encouraged by Governor Paterson's desire to engage in a rational dialogue to discuss outstanding matters between the Nation and the State."

"However, New York State's leadership must not forget that the Canandaigua Treaty of 1794 makes a promise to the Seneca Nation and the other Six Nations unlike any other Indian treaty," said Snyder.  "It not only provides that the United States will recognize title to our lands, but also that we will be recognized in the 'free use and enjoyment' of those lands."

"This means that no other government has the right to interfere in how we use our lands without our consent. It is for this reason that New York State has no authority over us, our lands, or the commerce taking place on our lands," said Snyder. "We have fought hard to recover from the dispossession of our traditional economy due to the loss of our lands over 200 years ago.  We will not be the State's tax collectors and we will defend our freedom regardless of the cost."

Contact: Susan Asquith/Sharon Linstedt

 

sasquith@traverscollins.com

 

slinstedt@traverscollins.com

 
 

 

SOURCE Seneca Nation of Indians



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News