FL1 News publishes six years of public law contracts with the Cayuga Nation
Earlier this year, FingerLakes1.com acquired all of the Cayuga Nation’s 93-638 public law contracts under a half-year Freedom of Information Act request. Originally filed on February 26, the complex FOIA application was not completed until July 29 by the Eastern Regional Office of the Office of Indian Affairs of the US Department of the Interior.
A total of 67 documents were found between 2015 and 2021.
Pinpoint, a tool created by Google’s Journalist Studio, allowed FingerLakes1.com to investigate sets of documents from each fiscal year, leading to allegations of the service program’s misuse and discriminatory use of federal funding. community of the National Council against the Gayogo̱hó꞉ minority no faction.
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Prior to filing this FOIA request, the BIA’s Eastern Regional Office revealed to FingerLakes1.com how the nation has no public law contracts to secure federal funding for the Cayuga Nation Police Department or Police Services. Tribal Justice, better known as the Justice Center located at the nation’s headquarters along State Route 89.
Now, almost six months later, all recordings have been made public, exclusively by FingerLakes1.com.
2015 Public law 93-638 Contract Docs.
2016-17 Public Law 93-638 Contract Docs.
2018 Public Law 93-638 Contract Docs.
2019 Public Law 93-638 Contract Docs.
2020 Public Law 93-638 Contract Docs.
2021 Public law 93-638 Contract Docs.