Honoring Native American Month: Joanne Shenandoah Tribute Concert to Chief Skenandoa

In honor of Native American Month and her ancestor Chief Skenandoa, singer, composer and guitarist Joanne Shenandoah will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 24 at Madison Hall in Morrisville to benefit the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark in Peterboro.

(Morrisville, NY – Nov. 2012) In honor of Native American Month and her ancestor Chief […]

Author of New Book on the Oneidas to Visit OPL

(Oneida, NY – July 2012) The author of a new book on the history of the Oneida Nation between 1765 and 1845, Karim M. Tiro, will visit the Oneida Public Library on Tuesday July 17 at 7 p.m. to discuss the Oneidas’ contributions to the American Revolution, the loss of their territory afterward and […]

Details What Taxpayers ‘Got for their Money’


By John M. Becker

(Wampsville, NY – June 2012) In a recent Syracuse Post-Standard article titled “Attorney, comptroller seek to toss Oneida Nation suit”, the plaintiffs’ Oneida Indian Nation-funded attorney was quoted, in connection with the pending lawsuit against the New York State Comptroller and Madison County Attorney S. John Campanie, as follows: “[the] […]

Locals Respond to State of the State Address

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2012) Sen. David J. Valesky (D – Oneida): “I look forward to continuing to work with Gov. [Andrew] Cuomo to enact the priorities outlined in the State of the State today, including stimulating job creation, enacting meaningful mandate relief and repairing our infrastructure.

“I believe that with the governor’s leadership, we […]