Tag: Clint Halftown

“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
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
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
Seneca Falls Country Club (Billboard)
Cayuga Nation leadership defends demolition of Seneca Falls properties (photos/video)

Supervisors take action, law enforcement gives update on Cayuga Nation (full coverage)

The Seneca County Board of Supervisors passed three resolutions unanimously, and received an update from law enforcement on the ongoing issues on Cayuga Nation property in Seneca Falls. Law enforcement was found to be aware of the fury of activity that was ... MORE
Protesters call for Halftown to step down after

Protesters call for Halftown to step down after buildings demolished in Seneca Falls

Protesters lined up along State Route 89 in Seneca Falls little more than 24 hours after members of the Cayuga Nation woke up stunned to learn than businesses, schools, and other property had been destroyed. The showing of support was significant, as ... MORE
Protest lasts through weekend after demolition at Cayuga Nation property in Seneca Falls

Protest lasts through weekend after demolition at Cayuga Nation property in Seneca Falls

Over the weekend a standoff ensued on opposing sides of State Route 89 in Seneca Falls between the Cayuga Nation Police and members of the Cayuga Nation and supporters who protested in the aftermath of Saturday morning’s raid that led to the ... MORE
Cayuga Nation will hold press conference on Saturday in Seneca Falls

Part of Cayuga Nation will hold press conference in Seneca Falls on Saturday

The Cayuga Nation Chiefs of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy has invited the media to attend that session, which will take place at the School House on Route 89 near the Garden Street Extension intersection. "The difficulties within the Nation are being addressed at that time," ... MORE