Announcements

COVID-19 precautions are important! COVID-19 has brought with it many challenges. Emotionally and physically, people are weary. Dealing with the uncertainty that lies ahead is a constant challenge. Within our country, state, tribe and local community. There are many voices sharing about what we should be doing as we see various parts of the economy opening and closing. All the while, keeping tabs on how we are doing with the health of our families and community.  Through all of this, we must remain strong, Drawing strength from the gratitude found in every day. Our gift of life, our loved ones and the positive potential of what lies ahead are examples of things that provide light and joy, even during times of great challenge. Advancing the well-being of all Seneca-cayuga people is the purpose of our Nation. COVID-19 cases, as they continue to rise, pose real risk to our most vulnerable citizens. One of the best ways we can take care of one another is through preventative measures.
The Seneca-Cayuga Nation Business Committee is pleased to announce that money allocated by the United States Department of Treasury under section 601(a) of the Social Security Act, as added by section 5001 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is being made available to Tribal Members as part of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation Coronavirus Relief Fund. Adult Tribal Members will be able to apply for financial assistance to help offset expenses related to COVID-19. This is new funding from the Federal Government that is in addition to the funding used in May to make payments to all Elders.  The financial assistance will be given to each enrolled adult member (18+ as of August 1, 2020) and will be in the amount of $250.00. The application for assistance is available by PDF at http://sctribe.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/CoronavirusReliefFund08012020.pdf. The application period will end on October 31, 2020, no further applications will be processed after this date. Applications will be processed as they are received and will be accepted through the mail or electronic mail, both options...
Filing accurate paper as a member is critical. It helps us understand the growth of our tribe, assists us in applying for grants for the nation, while keeping our records up to date. We recommend all critical legal paperwork be sent into the tribe as close to the life event as possible. Marriage Licenses: Upon marriage license receipt, we need a copy sent in immediately. Treating it as if you would the DMV. If your license changes, your name needs to be changed on file with the enrollment office to register the name change legally on your membership account. For example, a maiden name change, needs to be updated on tribal benefit checks, ballot addresses, and updated newsletters on critical tribal updates. It is important to have the name change registered immediately to prevent members having hindrances to getting what is theirs. Additionally, it allows us to keep up to date records on tribal family trees and expansion of families amongst our tribe.  Addresses Changes: As best...