Ceremony

Seneca-Cayuga Greencorn Feast Article


Seneca-Cayuga Greencorn Feast  (Click link above for PDF version)

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Pothangers or Faith Keepers


Pothangers or Faith Keepers   God ri ho:t (Female) L-R (S) South Side, (N) North Side Roberta Smith (S), Patty Buck 3/17/1929-9/3/2015 (N), Kay Gatzman-Head Pothanger (N), Joanna Hadley (N), Nadine Hilliard (S), Chelsea Moss (S), Pearl Chase (N) Hod ri ho:t (Male) L-R (S) South Side, (N) North Side Paul Barton-Speaker (S), William Tarrant … Continued

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An Interview with Ruby Diebold


November 30, 1969

Ruby Diebold is about 45 years of age. She is of Seneca-Cayuga descent and a prominent leader in the tribe. She is an expert in the language and is now conducting a class at the Seneca Indian School at Wyanootte, Oklahoma on the Seneca language. Mrs. Diebold is the leader of the ceremonial committee, having inherited this position from her mother. She is very active as a leader of the “Pot Hangers” and both she and her brother, Robert White, who is assistant ceremonial chief, have visited the New York Seneca reservations to brush up on the history and language of the Seneca tribe.

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