The Oneida Indian Nation

Shekóli. Greetings.

Known as the fledgling United States’ first allies, the Oneidas played a key role in the birth of this Nation, and have overcome numerous challenges and hardships. We have a unique story to share, and we encourage you to learn more about us and our economic rebirth in our Central New York home. Read more »

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Never Stop Learning

Higher education remains an important goal for the Oneida Indian Nation. Read More »

Inspiring Women's Rights

The women’s rights movement in the 19th century drew inspiration from the matrilineal culture of the Haudenosaunee. Read More »

  • Moody’s Report Shows How Lago Project Violates Gaming Law

    A new report from Moody’s further confirms what past economic analyses have exposed: Tom Wilmot’s casino proposal will destroy jobs in Central New York. The report from the credit ratings agency, which was released on Friday, declared that rather than growing the local economy as state gaming legislation requires, the Lago project’s details “uniquely position it to cannibalize gaming customers" from existing local economies. The report further underscores the legal merits of the lawsuit now moving forward against the Lago project. New York’s public officials have a responsibility to honor the spirit and letter of the gaming law’s job growth provisions -- that means they must reject proposals predicted on destroying local jobs. Read More »

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