Tag: Cayuga Nation

Attorneys for Seneca County responds to Halftown interpretation of major court decision involving Cayuga Nation

Attorneys for Seneca County respond to Cayuga Nation interpretation of major court ruling

Attorneys for Seneca County have responded after the Cayuga Nation interpreted a 5-4 Supreme Court decision to verify their legal argument in open, active litigation. In early-July Clint Halftown said the 5-4 decision by the Supreme Court confirmed that the tribal group ... MORE
Halftown: Decision confirms what Cayuga Nation has been saying for all these years

Halftown: Decision confirms what Cayuga Nation has been saying for all these years

More litigation? Clint Halftown, who serves as federal representative of the Cayuga Nation, says a 5-4 decision by the Supreme Court this week confirms that the tribal group has authority over lands it owns in Cayuga and Seneca counties. “This decision confirms ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga Nation, officials in Cayuga County explore possibility of larger casino, hotel

DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga Nation, officials in Cayuga County explore possibility of large casino, hotel in Union Springs

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio For Seneca County, dealing with the Cayuga Nation has been simply burdensome, but in the neighboring Cayuga County, their collective future looks promising with a new pact, and a fresh start between the Nation and County. On Thursday, ... MORE
Cayuga Nation will reopen Lakeside Entertainment in Union Springs on Friday

Cayuga Nation says it will reopen Lakeside Entertainment immediately

– By Josh Durso The Cayuga Nation will reopen its Lakeside Entertainment gaming facility in Union Springs on Friday. They say normal operation, without restrictions will resume as soon as they deem appropriate. The Nation announced through a press release that the ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Lawyers for Cayuga Nation respond to refusal of building permits in Seneca County (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Lawyers for Cayuga Nation respond to refusal of building permits in Seneca County (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio Should building permits be required to continue taking down the fractured remains of several buildings owned by the Cayuga Nation along State Route 89 in Seneca Falls? Today, Gabe Galanda, the managing lawyer at Galanda Broadman stationed out ... MORE
Officials: Cayuga Nation owes $6M in taxes in Seneca County, over $254K for properties along Rt. 89 that remain partly demolished

Officials: Cayuga Nation owes $6M in taxes in Seneca County, over $254K for properties along Rt. 89 that remain partly demolished

– By Josh Durso Seneca County has denied the Cayuga Nation permits to demolish what’s left of a handful of buildings along State Route 89. The reason? An outstanding tax bill. On February 22nd, the Cayuga Nation demolished a series of properties ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Bowman waits for answers from officials in Seneca County

DAILY DEBRIEF: Bowman waits for answers from officials in Seneca County (podcast)

If you were carried away with bruised ribs, a bloodied face and broken nose, you too would be wanting to get answers. Charles Bowman, a Fayette born and raised resident filed a report on March 1st, after being detained by the Cayuga ... MORE
Addressing the land status question after Cayuga Nation demolition

Addressing land status questions after Cayuga Nation demolition, as leadership struggle continues

These properties in Seneca Falls, known as fee lands are taxable entities and privately owned by the Cayuga Nation. It means that these parcels fall under the jurisdiction of New York State law, and not tribal law immunities. The five parcels are ... MORE
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EXCLUSIVE: John Kane, host of “Let’s Talk Native” says reinforcements coming to support Cayuga Nation families (podcast)

John Kane, the host of “Let’s Talk Native,” the only native program in Western New York spoke with FingerLakes1.com about the many moving parts involved in the Cayuga Nation leadership dispute. During the conversation, Kane confirmed circulating rumors that the Haudenosaunee Confederacy ... MORE
Leadership struggle continues within Cayuga Nation: What's next?

Leadership struggle continues within Cayuga Nation: What’s next?

Following a Haudenosaunee Confederacy Grand Council session that took place on Sunday a decision was made to send 30 to 40 Onondaga Nation men to Seneca Falls to protect Cayuga families. Aside from the Onondaga, calls have been made out to certain ... MORE
Lee Alcott answers tough questions on behalf of Halftown legal team

Halftown attorney answers tough questions on Cayuga Nation dispute (audio)

Barclay Damon Partner Lee Alcott answers a field of questions in a FingerLakes1.com exclusive, clarifying key issues of the conflict from the Halftown Council of the Cayuga Nation faction. Alcott, a lawyer who has practiced for more than 30-years graduated from Syracuse ... MORE
Union Springs Mayor Shattuck lays out concerns as Cayuga Natio

Union Springs leaders, lawyers lay out concerns as Cayuga Nation Dispute stalls (audio & video)

Union Springs Village Mayor Bud Shattuck has spoken with FingerLakes1.com, and the Village's legal team has provided documents that were sent to Cayuga Nation attorneys over the last 10 days. Video shows the dramatic moments the Cayuga Nation Police moved into properties, ... MORE
Cayuga Nation unrest continues after peaceful meeting in Seneca Falls

Cayuga Nation unrest continues after meeting in Seneca Falls

A heartfelt and peaceful meeting of Cayuga Nation members on Thursday at the Seneca Falls Community Center ended in chaos and a chase to Varick. It happened when unmarked Cayuga Nation Police vehicles arrived outside in the parking lot and then sped ... MORE
EDITOR'S RESPONSE: No room for manipulation in journalism

EDITOR’S RESPONSE: No room for manipulation in journalism

On March 13, 2020 an attorney for the Clint Halftown led faction of the Cayuga Nation released a statement, in response to reporting by FingerLakes1.com, Inc. The headline of that press release read, "BREATHLESS REPORTING ONCE AGAIN!" and worked to undermine the ... MORE
Protest will highlight ongoing leadership dispute within Cayuga Natoin

Protest will highlight ongoing leadership dispute within Cayuga Nation

While New York state and the rest of the nation shuts down in an effort to flatten the curve and combat the coronavirus through social distancing, the Cayuga Nation dispute continues with a scheduled protest set for Wednesday at 5 p.m ... MORE