Small protest held outside Lakeside Trading in Union Springs as Cayuga Nation dispute continues

A small protest was held near a gas station and gaming facility operated by the Cayuga Nation in Union Springs on Wednesday.

It did not result in violence, but the group yelled at some members of the Cayuga Nation police who were protecting the property.

The group, who was representing the traditionalist side of the ongoing leadership dispute — opposes gambling. The Clint Halftown-led faction, which operates those facilities recently shut down the gaming center due to concerns across the state about the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Check out photos from the scene below by Greg Cotterill of Finger Lakes News Radio:

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