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Change the Mascot Statement on Report That Obama Administration is Blocking R*dskins Return to RFK Stadium

The national grassroots Change the Mascot campaign today released a statement in response to a Washington Post report that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell refuses to allow the federal land at Washington, D.C.’s Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium to be used by the sports franchise whose name is a hateful slur against people of color. Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Casino to Host Meet & Greet and Free Concert with New York Yankee Legend Bernie Williams

WHO: Central New Yorkers are invited to meet former New York Yankee center fielder Bernie Williams for autographs and a live performance at Turning Stone Resort Casino. In addition to... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Applauds United Church of Christ for Calling on Washington NFL Team to Change Name

The National United Church of Christ passed today a resolution pressing the Washington NFL team to change its R-word name and encouraging the more than 1.1 million members in its 5,100-plus churches to boycott the team’s games and merchandise. Read More »

Lafayette’s Hermione Voyage 2015 to Highlight Oneida Indian Nation’s Revolutionary Role in the Birth of the U.S.

A unique traveling exhibit featuring an exact replica of General Lafayette’s 18th Century tall ship, the “Hermione,” sets sail along the East Coast this summer. During its stops, the exhibit will spotlight the Oneida Nation’s remarkable contributions to the American Revolution and long-standing ties of friendship with the French and the Marquis de Lafayette. Read More »

Oneida Nation Applauds New York Attorney General Schneiderman and Former Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke for Calling for the Removal of Jackson from Currency

With the recent developments over the last two days of featuring the first woman on U.S. currency, New York Attorney General Schneiderman and former Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke have both come out saying Alexander Hamilton should not be removed from the ten dollar bill and the U.S. Treasury should instead replace Andrew Jackson because of his actions as President. Read More »

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As Landmark Legislation Banning R-Word Clears Key Committee in California, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Calls Upon Washington NFL Team to Drop Offensive Mascot

It has been a momentous 24 hours in the fight to end the R-word racial slur. Landmark legislation restricting the term’s use in schools advanced in California, and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan... Read More »

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The Oneida Nation to Unveil a Refreshed and Rebranded SāvOn Store at Oneida Lake with Cash Slot Machines, a Beer Cave and Walk-in Cigar Humidor

The popular Oneida Lake location is the first to introduce a new SāvOn logo and “PlayOn by SavOn,” a branded area of the store for adults 18 and older, featuring more than 30 Las Vegas-style cash slot machines, a custom-made beer cave, and a state-of-the-art walk-in cigar humidor. Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino Launches Exclusive New Turning Stone Golf App

This no-cost, state-of-the-art golfing app is a must-have for anyone hitting the links at Turning Stone Resort. A true game changer, the app is designed to enhance the golfing experience at the resort’s five world-class courses with convenient and play-enhancing features. Read More »

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Yellow Brick Road Casino Continues Grand Opening Celebration at Chittenango’s Oz-Stravaganza! Festival this Weekend

Following its incredibly successful Grand Opening this week, Yellow Brick Road Casino keeps the excitement high with special events at Chittenango’s Oz-Stravaganza! Festival and Parade this weekend, June 5-7. Read More »

Yellow Brick Road Casino Wows and Excites the Public During Successful Grand Opening Celebration

Doors opened at the Oneida Nation’s highly-anticipated Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango, New York this morning, following a formal ceremony with speeches by local dignitaries and community leaders and a dramatic “Emerald Curtain reveal” unveiling the stunning new gaming facility. Read More »

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Schools in Oregon, Wisconsin and Oklahoma the Latest to Take Action Against Racist R-Word Mascots

In a momentous week, several major educational institutions across the nation took strong actions to eliminate the R-word racial slur from their schools. Read More »

Yellow Brick Road Casino Reveals Details for the Grand Opening Celebration on June 2

The inaugural celebration will include costumed entertainers, appearances by community leaders and local dignitaries, an “Emerald Curtain” reveal, and the opportunity for guests to win thousands of dollars in the Cyclone of Cash and the “There’s No Place Like Home” giveaway Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Casino to Host Career Fair For Restaurant, Beverage and Nightlife Positions

Turning Stone Resort Casino is looking for candidates to fill multiple full and part-time positions at its world-class restaurants, bars and nightlife venues, including restaurant and beverage supervisors, food and cocktail servers and bartenders. Read More »

Yellow Brick Road Casino Announces New Partnerships with Local Businesses In Advance of Grand Opening

In advance of the Grand Opening on June 2, the Oneida Indian Nation’s Yellow Brick Road Casino today announced strategic partnerships with several leading area businesses, including Chittenango’s All Things Oz Museum, Dunkin’ Donuts and Tops Markets. From inception, Yellow Brick Road Casino was designed to revitalize an underused shopping plaza and celebrate the Village of Chittenango’s connection to the iconic American story, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Casino to Host Job Fairs For Guest Services, Culinary, and Banquet Positions

Turning Stone Resort Casino is looking for candidates to fill multiple full and part-time positions, including retail cashiers, guest service representatives, lead cook, baker, pastry chef, banquet captains, and slot attendants. Read More »

Yellow Brick Road Casino Reveals Lineup of Exciting Gaming Options and Wizard Hall Schedule and Pricing

As the first slot machines were rolled into the new Yellow Brick Road Casino today, the Oneida Nation unveiled the diverse lineup of gaming to be offered at the Oz-themed casino when it opens on June 2.... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Slams Washington Team for Pressuring D.C. Mayor to Slur Native Americans

Today’s statement from the national grassroots campaign comes on the heels of reports that Washington’s mayor is being encouraged to use the R-word slur even after the District Council passed a unanimous resolution calling upon the team to drop the racist epithet. Read More »

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Momentum Builds as California Assembly Passes Anti-R-Word Bill and American Studies Association Calls for Name Change of D.C. NFL Team

In a momentous week for the grassroots Change the Mascot campaign, the California Assembly yesterday passed legislation which would ban the R-word in the state’s public schools. Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino Celebrates the “Diamond Anniversary” of Earning the Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award

The premier destination resort was honored today with a trio of highly-esteemed AAA Four Diamond Awards. This year marks the tenth year, considered by many as the “diamond anniversary,” The Lodge has received the award and the ninth year for both The Tower and Wildflowers restaurant. Turning Stone is the only resort in the New York State with three AAA Four Diamond venues at one property. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Campaign Praises Organization of American Historians Call to Change Washington NFL Team’s Name

The Change the Mascot campaign today released the following statement from leaders Jackie Pata, Executive Director of the National Congress of American Indians, and Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter. Read More »

The Grand Opening for Yellow Brick Road Casino will be on June 2

The Oneida Indian Nation today announced that it will host a Grand Opening Event for its highly-anticipated Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango, New York, on Tuesday, June 2. Doors will open after... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Coalition Applauds California Assembly for Acting to Remove Offensive R-Word from Public Schools Statewide

Proposed legislation now headed to the full Assembly would make California the first state in the nation to eliminate the dictionary-defined racial slur as a mascot for all statewide public schools. Read More »

Highly-Anticipated Yellow Brick Road Casino Unveils Diverse Lineup of Oz-Themed Bars and Restaurants

The Oneida Indian Nation today revealed the lineup of hot new bars and restaurants that guests can look forward to enjoying at its new Yellow Brick Road Casino. The $20 million gaming venue celebrates... Read More »

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Golf Season Tees Off at Turning Stone Resort Casino’s World-Class Courses

The resort’s Sandstone Hollow and Pleasant Knolls courses open today, Wednesday, April 15. Play begins at the award-winning Shenendoah and Kaluhyat Friday, April 17, and at Atunyote on Friday, May 1. Read More »

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The Oneida Indian Nation Celebrates the Ancient Game of Lacrosse with a New Exhibit at the Shako:wi Cultural Center and the Premiere of Lacrosse Stick Maker, a Documentary by Four Directions Productions

Commonly known as the oldest game in America, lacrosse’s popularity is rising and the Oneida Indian Nation is proud to shine a light on this culturally important sport derived from a Haudenosaunee game... Read More »

The Oneida Nation Announces Second SāvOn Location to Offer Vegas-Style Cash Slot Machines

Following the enthusiastic response to adding Vegas-style cash slot machines at its Canastota SāvOn Convenience Store last November, the Oneida Nation today announced an expansion of its SāvOn gaming to the 5233 Patrick Road location in Verona. Read More »

MATTHYSSE vs. PROVODNIKOV

*All Times Are Eastern* Matthysse vs. Provodnikov is a 12-round junior welterweight bout presented by Banner Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions and is sponsored by Corona Extra, Mexico, Live it To Believe It! and Khortytsa Vodka. Doors are currently scheduled to open at 6:00 p.m. ET with the first bout scheduled for 6:50 p.m. ET and the HBO Boxing After Dark telecast will being at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Read More »

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The Oneida Nation Celebrates 25 Years of High-Stakes Bingo in May with a Month-long Celebration, "Special Guest" Celebrity Callers, Retro Games and a High-Stakes Bingo Exhibition

In May, the Oneida Nation is celebrating another momentous milestone – 25 years of continuous High-Stakes Bingo. While the 25th anniversary symbolizes a time when the Oneida Nation marked a new beginning,... Read More »

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Unprecedented Demand for Matthysse vs. Provodnikov’s HBO Boxing After Dark® Event Results in Turning Stone Resort Casino Releasing Final Block of Tickets

When the Saturday, April 18 fight between Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov at Turning Stone Resort Casino was announced, the boxing world erupted – and ticket sales... Read More »

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Central New York’s Hofmann Sausage Company Announces the Launch of its New Handwich® Brand, Available Only in Central New York, Exclusively at SāvOn Convenience Stores

Honoring its Central New York roots, Hofmann Sausage Company is giving Central New Yorkers the first taste of its new Handwich®, a new brand of premium, handcrafted grab-and-go artisan sandwiches, available exclusively at SāvOn Stores before being sold nationwide. Read More »

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Oneida Nation Rep. Ray Halbritter to Speak at Columbia and Harvard on Washington’s NFL Team Name/Native American Empowerment

A leading figure in the national movement to change the Washington NFL team’s mascot, Oneida Indian Nation Representative Ray Halbritter, will appear at Columbia University and Harvard University in the... Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort’s Golf Courses Ranked Among Top 10 Courses in New York State for 2015 by Golfweek

The world-class golf courses at Turning Stone Resort Casino were recently praised as being among the best in the state of New York by Golfweek Magazine. The resort’s Atunyote and Kaluhyat were ranked fifth and eighth respectively for all of New York on “Golfweek's Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play” for 2015. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Praises Actions Taken by Conrad Schools of Science to Remove R-Word Nickname

The Change the Mascot campaign, led by the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the Oneida Indian Nation, today is applauding Conrad Schools of Science in Delaware for taking action to change the school’s R-word mascot. Read More »

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Oneida Nation Enterprises Announces Promotions/New Hire Within the Information Technology Department

The Oneida Nation Enterprises, a recognized leader in Information Technology, today announced two promotions and a new addition to its Information Technology Department’s senior-level staff. Garret Finocchiaro... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Applauds Lancaster School Board Vote to Remove R-Word Nickname

The grassroots Change the Mascot Campaign, led by the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the Oneida Indian Nation, this evening praised a decision by the Lancaster Central School District Board to remove the R-word as the high school team’s mascot. Read More »

The Oneida Nation to Host a Job Fair For the New Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango

The Oneida Nation, one of Central New York’s largest employers, is hosting a job fair on Monday, March 16 and Wednesday, March 18 for its new Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango. Oneida Nation recruiters... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Leaders Call on NFL Players Association Executive Director Candidates to Stand Against D.C. Team’s R-Word Mascot

A letter from the National Congress of American Indians, the United South and Eastern Tribes, and the Oneida Indian Nation to the NFLPA candidates urges them to state their positions on the D.C. team name, and to propose a formal resolution within the organization demanding a name change. Read More »

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Tony Bennett to Headline an Epic Vegas-Size Weekend at Turning Stone Resort Casino in April

Turning Stone Resort Casino will bring the ultimate action-packed weekend of Vegas-sized entertainment to Upstate New York in April when it hosts two epic events including the just-announced performance... Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino Announces $633,400 Winner, the Largest Slot Jackpot in the History of the Casino

The luck of St. Patrick’s Day came early for one Turning Stone Resort Casino guest this weekend. With a $4 bet, a slot player won $633,400 last night on the very popular Willy Wonka game. In the 22 year... Read More »

Sure-Fire 'Fight of the Year' Candidate Comes Early in 2015

Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov Set For Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino and Live on HBO Boxing After Dark® Read More »

Sure-Fire 'Fight of the Year' Candidate Comes Early in 2015

A sure-fire ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate will come early as former World Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, two of boxing’s hardest punchers, take the stage in a 12-round welterweight showdown on Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Presents “A Taste of Tuscany” Dinner and Wine Tasting Event on Saturday, February 28

Turning Stone Resort is bringing “A Taste of Tuscany” to Upstate New York on Saturday, February 28 with an elegant Tuscan dinner and wine tasting event that will leave guests’ palates with a taste to remember.... Read More »

Turning Stone Resort’s Pino Bianco and Peach Blossom Restaurants Honored with OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Awards

Two of the fantastic dining venues at Turning Stone Resort Casino, Pino Bianco and Peach Blossom, were each honored with Diners’ Choice Awards from OpenTable. These accolades, along with those previously received from OpenTable by Turning Stone’s TS Steakhouse and Wildflowers Restaurants, are a testament to the resort’s commitment to providing its guests with varied and upscale dining options. Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Casino Highlighted As Largest Contributor to Oneida County’s $1.2 Billion Tourism Value and Region’s 34,000 Related Jobs

The Oneida Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino is the leading contributor to Oneida County tourism’s estimated 2013 value of $1.2 billion, according to the Rome... Read More »

Tin Rooster’s The Beadle Brothers Nominated for Country Group/Duo of the Year in New Music Weekly Magazine’s 2015 New Music Awards

Central New York’s The Beadle Brothers, the house band from Turning Stone Resort’s country dance hall Tin Rooster, was recently nominated for the Country Group/Duo of the Year in the 2015... Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Offers All-Star Entertainment for AHL All-Star Weekend in Central New York

Central New York hockey fans are getting ready for this weekend’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to host the American Hockey League All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino and thousands... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Campaign Releases Powerful Big Game Ad in Continued Effort to Change the Washington NFL Team’s Offensive Mascot

‘Take It Away’ spot removes the mascot from game day footage of a significant moment in the team’s history; Highlights that the fan experience remains the same when the offensive mascot changes Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Hosts Pep Rally to Kick-Off AHL All-Star Weekend in Central New York

Press Conference: Friday, January 23 at 11:30 a.m. to officially kick-off the AHL All-Star Weekend celebration, welcoming hockey fans and guests to Central New York. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Campaign Applauds the Fritz Pollard Alliance for Issuing Clarion Call to the NFL and Washington’s Team to Change the Racist R-Word Name

The Change the Mascot Campaign today applauded the Fritz Pollard Alliance for taking an historic and definitive stance in opposition to the R-word name of Washington’s NFL team. On the national holiday... Read More »

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Phone Campaign by Washington Football Team Fans Urges Fellow Supporters to Call NFL and Back a Name Change for D.C.’s NFL Team

Lifelong supporters of the Washington NFL team are now literally calling upon fellow fans to join them in advocating for a new name and mascot that doesn’t demean and disparage Native Americans with the... Read More »

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