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Seneca County says demolition can continue on certain properties owned by Cayuga Nation

Seneca County gives go ahead on Cayuga Nation demolition as federal prosecutors begin investigation

On Thursday there was an update on the government side of things, as it pertained to the demolition of several properties owned by the Cayuga Nation along State Route 89. That news was that demolition could continue forward. Seneca County Chairman of ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Managing lawyer with Indigenous rights law firm weighs in on Cayuga Nation dispute (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Nationally recognized Indigenous rights lawyer weighs in on Cayuga Nation conflict (podcast)

On episode #220 of the Inside the FLX podcast Gabriel Galanda, the managing lawyer of Galanda Broadman, an Indigenous rights law firm stationed out of Seattle, Washington weighs in on the latest chapter of the longstanding Cayuga Nation leadership conflict. Last week, ... MORE
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Violence erupts in Seneca Falls after Cayuga Nation press conference (video & photos)

It was a violent day in Seneca Falls, as a leadership dispute that resulted in several buildings being demolished last weekend on Cayuga Nation property escalated further. A press conference was held by seven chiefs on Saturday, and a short time after ... MORE
Tensions reach breaking point in Seneca Falls over Cayuga Nation leadership

Tensions reach breaking point in Seneca Falls over Cayuga Nation leadership

In a FingerLakes1.com exclusive, Simpson explained that “a handful of people,” specifically Cayuga Nation men walked onto the property, which was when the situation turned violent after being confronted by the Cayuga Nation Police with pepper spray and nightsticks in-hand. The handful ... MORE
Man detained after clash violent clash in Seneca Falls vows to press charges

EXCLUSIVE: Man detained by Cayuga Nation police vows to press charges (audio)

Bowman has broken his silence by speaking with FingerLakes1.com first, assuring that “somebody’s got to learn a lesson” in the form of pressing criminal charges after being beaten and battered by Cayuga Nation officers. “I have a criminal attorney already. He’s going to ... MORE
Cayuga Nation attorneys argue police force has authority in new letter to local law enforcement

Cayuga Nation attorneys argue police force has authority in new letter to local law enforcement

Seneca Falls Police Chief Stuart Peenstra and Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce released a joint-statement after this past weekend's violence at property owned by the Cayuga Nation. A letter from David W. DeBruin, of Jenner & Block, the legal firm that represents ... MORE
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