Tag: Cayuga Nation

“It’s Clint trying to destroy the traditionalists,” Cayuga SHARE Farm foreclosure forces fundraisers to earn 116k to save property

Cayuga SHARE Farm foreclosure forces allies to earn 116k to save property

“That is the place where all of the other traditional Nations recognize as the center of the Cayuga Nation. It’s the place where people come and connect with the land.” It took a summer cross-country road trip from thousands of miles away ... MORE
Fayette resident files civil lawsuit in Seneca County against Cayuga Nation Police’s superintendent, Pathfinder Solutions company

Fayette resident files civil lawsuit in Seneca County against Cayuga Nation Police’s superintendent, Pathfinder Solutions company

“If Clint Halftown wants to put these people under his umbrella and claim that this represents the Cayuga Indian Nation, that’s incredibly sad.” Charles Bowman, a Fayette resident, who suffered a brutal beatdown at the hands of Cayuga Nation Police officers around ... MORE
Senate confirmation of Deb Haaland carries serious stakes in reconciling Cayuga Nation conflict resolution

Senate confirmation of Deb Haaland carries serious stakes in possibly reconciling Cayuga Nation conflict resolution

“The Biden administration will not turn a complete blind eye to things, and if the Halftown faction presses their luck, I believe they will get involved.” In Washington, the U.S. Senate confirmation hearings continue chugging along for a second day to consider ... MORE
Galanda: U.S. Capitol insurrection, Cayuga Nation demolition share “striking similarities”

Galanda: U.S. Capitol insurrection, Cayuga Nation demolition share “striking similarities”

“There are striking similarities between what happened on Jan. 6 in the United States Capitol and what happened at Cayuga this time last year.”  Today marks the first-year anniversary of an unannounced demolition of 12 Cayuga Nation-owned properties that occurred along State ... MORE
IN-DEPTH: A closer look at the Cayuga Nation Civil Court ahead of tomorrow’s $600,000 lawsuit hearing

IN-DEPTH: Cayuga Nation will attempt to take its own tenants to court this week over back rent in Seneca Falls

“They dropped the papers off at the end of the road, they’re not allowed up into the driveways on our properties.”  Along Bayard St. Ext., the Cayuga Nation Police Department arrived at the property of Warren John, a proud Cayuga, who resides ... MORE
HALFTOWN: Focus on the good things the Cayuga Nation is doing

CLINT HALFTOWN: Focus on the good things the Cayuga Nation is doing

Editor’s Note: A link list at the bottom of this editorial cites each individual story published since the events of February 22, 2020. Those stories were published with cited sources, as well as official statements from those involved. While Clint Halftown does ... MORE
February 22, 2020 — a fateful anniversary for the Cayuga Nation

February 22, 2020 — a fateful anniversary for the Cayuga Nation

“Why would you need to demolish everything?” — Feb. 22, 2020 A year later, the Cayugas and their allied Nations from across North America still remember Feb. 22, 2020 — a fateful day filled with trauma and suffering, one that had been ... MORE
INVESTIGATION: Revelation unearthed, Cayuga Nation arrests never happened last February

Investigation reveals arrests never happened, raising questions about Cayuga Nation police, court system

“They were never charged. They never received any citation whatsoever.” Travis John, a member of the Seneca Nation, is just one of three men who had been allegedly arrested by the Cayuga Nation Police Department almost a year ago after a press ... MORE
FL1 News files U.S. Dept. of Interior FOIA requests after Cayuga Nation lawsuit announced

FL1 News files U.S. Dept. of Interior FOIA requests after Cayuga Nation lawsuit announced

Just one-day after the Cayuga Nation announced to seek a legal suit in the amount of $600,000 against the alleged “illegal occupants” of 14 Cayuga Nation-owned properties, FingerLakes1.com has filed two Freedom of Information Act requests at the federal level. Yesterday, two ... MORE
Seneca County hires former acting attorney general in Bush administration to handle Cayuga Nation case

Seneca County hires former acting attorney general in Bush administration to handle Cayuga Nation case

Seneca County has hired a Washington D.C.-area lawyer for a possible Supreme Court case. Paul Clement, former U.S. Attorney General and Solicitor General will file a petition with the Supreme Court of the United States, asking it to hear an appeal of ... MORE
Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cay

Seneca County will petition Supreme Court to review decision on $6M in unpaid taxes by Cayuga Nation

Officials in Seneca County say they will be petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to review an issue connected to more than $6 million in owed property taxes. It brings the Cayuga Nation, and its properties owned in Seneca County back into the ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Are local leaders engaging in international affairs whenever dealing with the Cayuga Nation conflict? (podcast)

IN-DEPTH: Are local leaders engaging in international affairs when dealing with the Cayuga Nation conflict?

Ken Wolkin, a master’s student at the University of Washington’s Department of Geography has been following FingerLakes1.com’s extensive coverage ever since the start of the rekindling Cayuga Nation land dispute. This summer, Wolkin drove cross-country from Seattle to Seneca Falls just to ... MORE
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