leadership http://wrvo.org en Decade old leadership dispute in Cayuga Nation flares up http://wrvo.org/post/decade-old-leadership-dispute-cayuga-nation-flares <p></p><p>A decade-old dispute between traditional leadership in the Cayuga Indian Nation and its representative to the U.S. government has boiled over.</p><p>The two factions are now battling over control of the nation's business interests in the Finger Lakes.&nbsp;</p><p>After the death of a Cayuga chief in 2003, Clint Halftown became the nation's federal representative. When new chiefs, including Sam George, were installed by clan mothers a year later, they say they removed Halftown from that role.</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 12:37:33 +0000 Ryan Delaney 55279 at http://wrvo.org Decade old leadership dispute in Cayuga Nation flares up Sharon Contreras on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/sharon-contreras-campbell-conversations <p>A little over 100 days ago, Sharon Contreras began her appointment as the superintendent of the Syracuse City School District.&nbsp; She inherited deep challenges--low test scores and graduation rates, and an austere budget climate.&nbsp; Following her &quot;first 100 days&quot; period of listening and assessment, she is issuing a strategic plan to improve the city&#39;s educational system.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 15:40:38 +0000 Grant Reeher 10812 at http://wrvo.org