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Cayuga Nation leaders win control of tribal assets as internal fight continues
National | Politics
Cayuga Nation leaders win control of tribal assets as internal fight continues (September 11, 2017)
A leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation appears to be far from settled despite intervention by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Cayuga Nation leadership finally recognized by Bureau of Indian Affairs
National | Politics
Cayuga Nation leadership finally recognized by Bureau of Indian Affairs (July 17, 2017)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally resolved a long-running leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation but one faction still isn't satisfied.

Cayuga Nation accuses citizens of fraud for opening up smokeshop
Business | Law | National
Cayuga Nation accuses citizens of fraud for opening up smokeshop (August 18, 2016)
Two tribal members acquired a small property in the name of the 'Cayuga Nation' and are selling cigarettes there.

Editorial: Bureau of Indian Affairs enables Cayuga Nation dispute
Opinion
Editorial: Bureau of Indian Affairs enables Cayuga Nation dispute (August 8, 2016)
Who's in charge of the Cayuga Nation of New York?

Cayuga Nation embroiled in yet another internal leadership crisis
National | Politics
Cayuga Nation embroiled in yet another internal leadership crisis (August 5, 2016)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is no longer doing business with one tribal official but he's formed his own council anyway.

Report explains how director stole $20K from Cayuga Nation minors
Law
Report explains how director stole $20K from Cayuga Nation minors (March 8, 2016)
The director of Native American Services for the state of New York was able to take the money over seven years without being detected.

County hopes to revive foreclosure lawsuit against Cayuga Nation
Law
County hopes to revive foreclosure lawsuit against Cayuga Nation (August 28, 2015)
The Supreme Court refused to entertain an appeal after the county's law firm missed a critical deadline.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations
Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations (March 17, 2015)
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.

Editorial: Long-term solution needed in Cayuga Nation tax feud
Opinion
Editorial: Long-term solution needed in Cayuga Nation tax feud (March 11, 2015)
We're glad to see our representatives pushing for state funds to help offset the loss of property taxes Cayuga County should be getting from the Cayuga Indian Nation.

BIA and DOJ seek to mediate Cayuga Nation leadership dispute
Law | National | Politics
BIA and DOJ seek to mediate Cayuga Nation leadership dispute (February 27, 2015)
Clint Halftown is recognized as the tribe's representative but rivals say they removed him from the position.

Supreme Court brings good news to Cayuga Nation in land dispute
Law | National
Supreme Court brings good news to Cayuga Nation in land dispute (December 8, 2014)
The justices won't let a county in New York file a late petition in a foreclosure case.

PolitiFact: Does US Constitution owe debt to Iroquois nations?
National
PolitiFact: Does US Constitution owe debt to Iroquois nations? (December 2, 2014)
A meme circulating on social media sites claims the U.S. Constitution owes its notion of democracy to the Haudenosaunee Nations.

Supreme Court to consider motion in Cayuga Nation land case
Law
Supreme Court to consider motion in Cayuga Nation land case (December 1, 2014)
A county in New York wants permission to appeal the case even though it missed the deadline to file a petition with the nation's highest court.

Editorial: BIA fails to resolve Cayuga Nation leadership dispute
Opinion | Politics
Editorial: BIA fails to resolve Cayuga Nation leadership dispute (November 24, 2014)
Newspaper calls on members of Congress to step in and help end a long-running fight.

New York tribes commemorate 220th anniversary of treaty
Law | National
New York tribes commemorate 220th anniversary of treaty (November 12, 2014)
The treaty recognized the rights of Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga and Seneca nations.

County files late appeal in Cayuga Nation foreclosure case
Law | National
County files late appeal in Cayuga Nation foreclosure case (November 10, 2014)
The tribe and Indian Country have most likely been spared another round of concerns about their record before the Supreme Court.

State employee accused of stealing from Cayuga Nation minors
Law
State employee accused of stealing from Cayuga Nation minors (October 15, 2014)
Authorities said the director of Native American Services for the state stole nearly $25,000.

Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law
Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (August 19, 2014)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

Opinion: Supreme Court showdown in Cayuga Nation dispute
Law | Opinion
Opinion: Supreme Court showdown in Cayuga Nation dispute (August 4, 2014)
Writer suggests the Cayuga Nation might be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court as part of a foreclosure dispute.

Cayuga Nation welcomes 2nd Circuit decision in foreclosure suit
Law | National | Trust
Cayuga Nation welcomes 2nd Circuit decision in foreclosure suit (August 1, 2014)
The tribe reportedly owes more than $1million in property taxes.

2nd Circuit protects Cayuga Nation from foreclosure proceeding
Law | National | Trust
2nd Circuit protects Cayuga Nation from foreclosure proceeding (July 31, 2014)
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community is starting to trickle down.

BIA asks Cayuga Nation factions for information about leadership
Law | Politics
BIA asks Cayuga Nation factions for information about leadership (May 21, 2014)
Clint Halftown and the Unity Council have until June 15 to submit information.

Judge won't decide on leadership dispute within Cayuga Nation
Law | Politics
Judge won't decide on leadership dispute within Cayuga Nation (May 20, 2014)
Clint Halftown wanted to block his rivals, known as the Unity Council, from the tribe's businesses.

Five arrested as power debate continues within Cayuga Nation
Law | Politics
Five arrested as power debate continues within Cayuga Nation (May 14, 2014)
Five people were arrested in an incident that may or may not be tied to an ongoing leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation.

Editorial: Leadership feud clouds Cayuga Nation land-into-trust
Opinion
Editorial: Leadership feud clouds Cayuga Nation land-into-trust (May 7, 2014)
New York newspaper questions whether leadership dispute will affect Cayuga Nation land-into-trust application.

WRVO: Cayuga Nation stuck in decade-long leadership dispute
Politics
WRVO: Cayuga Nation stuck in decade-long leadership dispute (May 6, 2014)
Members of the Cayuga Nation of New York continue to dispute the leadership role held by Clint Halftown.

Cayuga Nation businesses remain closed amid leadership feud
Business | Politics
Cayuga Nation businesses remain closed amid leadership feud (May 1, 2014)
Two businesses owned by the Cayuga Nation of New York remain closed amid a leadership dispute.

Cayuga Nation shuts down businesses amid leadership dispute
Law | Politics
Cayuga Nation shuts down businesses amid leadership dispute (April 29, 2014)
The Cayuga Nation of New York has shut down two businesses amid a leadership dispute.

BIA faulted for interfering with Cayuga Nation leadership
Law | Politics
BIA faulted for interfering with Cayuga Nation leadership (January 22, 2014)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs 'impermissibly intruded into tribal affairs' by interfering with the leadership of the Cayuga Nation of New York, the Interior Board of Indian Appeals ruled

2nd Circuit holds hearing in Cayuga Nation foreclosure case
Law | Trust
2nd Circuit holds hearing in Cayuga Nation foreclosure case (January 8, 2014)
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on Tuesday in the Cayuga Nation foreclosure lawsuit.

Opinion: Reject Cayuga Nation's land-into-trust application
Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Reject Cayuga Nation's land-into-trust application (January 6, 2014)
New York state lawmaker calls for rejection of Cayuga Nation land-into-trust application, citing taxation issues.

2nd Circuit schedules hearing in Cayuga Nation foreclosure
Law | Trust
2nd Circuit schedules hearing in Cayuga Nation foreclosure (June 27, 2013)
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the Cayuga Nation foreclosure lawsuit on September 13.

Bill requires state  to pay     Cayuga Nation property tax bill
Trust
Bill requires state to pay Cayuga Nation property tax bill (May 16, 2013)
A bill in New York requires the state to pay the property tax bill of the Cayuga Nation. The tribe owns land that is not yet in trust. Two counties...

Charles Kader: New York   declares war  against tribal business
Opinion
Charles Kader: New York declares war against tribal business (March 22, 2013)
Charles Kader on the state of New York's war on tribal businesses: United States government agencies outposted near Iroquois communities have deferred to New York State tax codes. By going...

Cayuga Nation wins decision on foreclosure of non-trust land
Law
Cayuga Nation wins decision on foreclosure of non-trust land (August 22, 2012)
A county in New York can't start foreclosure proceedings against the Cayuga Nation, a federal judge ruled on Monday. The tribe has acquired some property within its original reservation. However,...

Tribes in New York   start rolling their own tobacco products
Business | National
Tribes in New York start rolling their own tobacco products (February 23, 2012)
Tribes in New York are producing their own tobacco products on the reservation in a move to escape the state's taxation efforts. The state has imposed a tax on wholesalers...

Clint Halftown  appealing BIA ruling on  Cayuga Nation  leadership
Law | Politics
Clint Halftown appealing BIA ruling on Cayuga Nation leadership (September 19, 2011)
Clint Halftown is fighting a Bureau of Indian Affairs decision that says he is no longer the federally recognized representative of the Cayuga Nation of New York. Halftown was ousted...

BIA no longer recognizes  Clint Halftown as Cayuga Nation leader
Politics
BIA no longer recognizes Clint Halftown as Cayuga Nation leader (August 23, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs no longer recognizes Clint Halftown as the representative of the Cayuga Nation of New York. Tribal members ousted Halftown due to complaints about his leadership....

Members of Cayuga Nation push BIA to recognize new leadership
Politics
Members of Cayuga Nation push BIA to recognize new leadership (July 7, 2011)
Members of the Cayuga Nation of New York are asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to recognize their new leaders. Tribal members removed Clint Halftown as their federally recognized representative...

Interview with Jarrid Whitney about Indian student recruitment
Education
Interview with Jarrid Whitney about Indian student recruitment (June 28, 2011)
Diverse Issues in Higher Education interviews Jarrid Whitney about Indian student recruitment. Whitney, who is Cayuga from the Six Nations Reserve in Canada, is the director of undergraduate admissions at...

BIA asked to intervene in Cayuga Nation leadership battle
Politics
BIA asked to intervene in Cayuga Nation leadership battle (June 3, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is being asked to intervene in a leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation of New York. The tribal council passed a resolution to remove Clint...

Two  council members for Cayuga Nation  forced to step down

Two council members for Cayuga Nation forced to step down (June 2, 2011)
Two council members for the Cayuga Nation of New York were forced to resign amid complaints about how the tribe's affairs are being handled. Tribal members accused Tim Twoguns and...

Cayuga Nation man to receive Distinguished Flying Cross
National
Cayuga Nation man to receive Distinguished Flying Cross (May 16, 2011)
Nicholas Redeye, an 89-year-old member of the Cayuga Nation of New York, will receive the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service in World War II and Korea. Redeye was a...

Rep. Hanna urges BIA to kill Cayuga Nation land-into-trust bid
Politics | Trust
Rep. Hanna urges BIA to kill Cayuga Nation land-into-trust bid (February 22, 2011)
Rep. Richard Hanna (R-New York), a new member of Congress, is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject the Cayuga Nation land-into-trust application. Hanna says the final environmental impact...

County agrees to hold off   Cayuga Nation    foreclosure proceedings
Law | Trust
County agrees to hold off Cayuga Nation foreclosure proceedings (January 12, 2011)
Seneca County in New York has agreed to hold off foreclosure proceedings against the Cayuga Nation. The tribe and the county were due in court tomorrow to argue the case....

Judge to hear Cayuga Nation lawsuit on foreclosure proceedings

Judge to hear Cayuga Nation lawsuit on foreclosure proceedings (January 10, 2011)
The Cayuga Nation will be in federal court this Thursday to prevent two New York counties from foreclosing on its land. The tribe owns land in Seneca County and Cayuga...

Two counties start foreclosure proceedings against Cayuga Nation
Law
Two counties start foreclosure proceedings against Cayuga Nation (January 6, 2011)
Two New York counties have initiated foreclosure proceedings against the Cayuga Nation. Seneca County and Cayuga County say the tribe owes more than $60,000 in property taxes. They say a...

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe planning to reopen smoke shop in New York
Business | Law
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe planning to reopen smoke shop in New York (January 4, 2011)
The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma plans to reopen its smoke shop and convenience store on ancestral land in New York. The tribe opened the facility last month. But its tobacco...

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