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n. pl. Seneca or Sen·e·cas
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting western New York from Seneca Lake to Lake Erie, with present-day populations in this same area and in southeast Ontario. The Seneca are the westernmost member of the original Iroquois confederacy.
2. The Iroquoian language of the Seneca.

[From Dutch Sennecaas, probably of Mahican origin.]
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Highlands = the Hudson Highlands, a mountainous region in Putnam and Dutchess Counties, through which the Hudson River passes in a deep and picturesque gorge; Eolus = God of the winds; Boreas = God of the North wind; Seneca = one of the Finger Lakes in central New York State; Grecian king = both the Senecas of antiquity, the rhetorician (54 BC-39 AD) and his son the philosopher/statesman (4 BC-65 AD), were, of course, Romans--in any case, Lake Seneca is named after the Seneca nation of the Iroquois Indians; Park-Place = already in 1816 a fashionable street in lower Manhattan; Chippewa = an American army defeated the British at Chippewa, in Canada near Niagara Falls, on July 5, 1814; Lawrence = Captain James ("Don't give up the ship
We understand THAT A SEVERE RENCONTRE CAME OFF a few days since in the Seneca Nation, between Mr.
4, 2017), plaintiffs, one of whom is a member of the Seneca Nation, removed and sold gravel from Seneca Nation territory, paid taxes on that income after receiving a notice of deficiency from the Internal Revenue Service, and then commenced this action alleging they were owed a tax refund because the income from the gravel sale was exempt from federal income tax based on two treaties between defendant and the Seneca Nation.
Seneca Nation President Todd Gates called for the removal of all nuclear waste at the West Valley Demonstration Project.
Various segments on Seneca Nation Roads on the Seneca Nation of Indians Allegany Territory ($200,000)
The addition of the Center expands opportunities for people to learn about the Seneca Nation and our state and country's history, and enjoy exhibits that showcase the story of Seneca and Haudenosaunee contributions to art, culture and society for more than two centuries.
A timely and contemporary Native American tale for today's teens, "What the Turtle Told Her Children" is the story of Zoe and Zachary Jameson who are fourteen-year-old Native American twins living with their parents and older brother Justin on the Allegheny Reservation of the Seneca Nation in Western New York State.
Customers include US Department of Veterans Affairs, The US Army, US Marine Corp, SENECA Nation of Indians and Johnson Controls.
The NCUA's Office of Consumer Protection granted a multiple common-bond charter to Seneca Nation of Indians Federal Credit Union Friday, making it the second New York-based, federally chartered credit union of 2015.
The third ride went 6,000 miles from Las Vegas to New York, and last year's ride, titled "Walk in Peace,'' went 7,500 miles to the heart of the Seneca Nation in New York.
In the Shadow of Kinzua: The Seneca Nation of Indians Since World War II
My husband and I both have Seneca Nation Native American in our family trees.