Čwe:ʔn Ahskę:nę Hę - Welcome to the Tuscarora Environment Program

Winter Day Camp 2015


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Come join us this year for our Winter Day Camp 2015 here at Tuscarora. The day camp is open to the Tuscarora community youth, in grades 7-12. It will be a 4-day, February 17-20, cultural and environmental camp during the student's winter break.

If you are interested in having your child attend the camp please give our TEP office a call, #264-6011. We look forward to a week of fun and education!

2015-2016 Tuscarora Scholarship Applications

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The 2015-2016 Tuscarora Scholarship applications are now available. You can download the application HERE, pick it up at our TEP office, or pick it up from the front office at the Tuscarora Indian School. Applications are due May 1, 2015 to the Scholarship Committee.


The program will provide, on an annual basis, two undergraduate full tuition scholarships to Tuscaroras matriculating at any community college or university in the State University of New York System (SUNY). The student shall receive tuition for the fall and spring semesters for four (4) years.


Corn Braiding Challenge


Corn Braiding Challenge

at Tuscarora Community Fair

Saturday, October 18, 2014

1:00pm - Outside the Seniors' Room


The Challenge:

Each team of two will be given 60 ears of unhusked corn, and they will need to husk, clean and braid a 30-ear braid of corn.

The winning team will be awarded a "corn basket" based on multiple components including time, appearance and strength of braid.

*The teams mae keep the remaining corn (30 ears) but it must be braided first.


Up to the Challenge?

Contact the TEP office at #2646011 to enter your two-person team. If you don't have a team mate, you can enter and we will try to match you up with a team mate. You may bring your own tools (loppers, spray bottle, knife, etc.) or use our Office's.


Entry deadline is Friday, October 17th, 4:00pm.

Job Opening



POSITION OPENING: We now have a full-time position open at our TEP office for an environmental technician starting immediately.

*  Update: All resumes and CVs must be submitted by Tues, October 28, 2014, 4pm.  *



  • B.S. in Environmental Sciences or related field is desired
  • Be willing to work outside and within the Tuscarora community
  • Native American applicant preferred

The position is 40-hrs a week, full time with benefits. Salary is commensurate on experience. Staff members work independently to prioritize and complete assigned tasks. Assignments are periodically checked for progress by the direct supervisor.

Please submit your CV or resume to the TEP office until the position is filled:

Rene Rickard
Office Administrator
5226 E Walmore Road
Lewiston, NY 14092

Or via email to: rrickard[at]hetf[dot]org.

If you have questions or need additional information, call us: #7162646011