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Seneca-Cayuga Nation elects first woman chief


Last updated 10/14/2020 at 1:20pm

Seneca-Cayuga Nation

Sarah S. Channing was sworn in as Chief of the Seneca–Cayuga Nation.

GROVE, Oklahoma-On September 30th, 2020, the Seneca-Cayuga Nation held a swearing-in ceremony for a newly elected chief, members of the Business Committee, and Grievance Committee.

Sarah S. Channing was sworn in as the new chief. Channing is the first woman to be elected chief of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation. In addition to electing a new chief, five other positions were filled during the most recent election.

Incoming Chief Sarah S. Channing issued a statement thanking everyone who ran for office, and asking all Seneca-Cayuga people to join together as they work toward a better future: 


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