On the surface, the Devil’s Hole “Massacre” of 1763 seemed to be a violent slaughter of British soldiers by the Seneca Indians. But new research reveals this event may instead be the earliest recorded job action in Western New York.
For centuries, people of all backgrounds and walks of life have recorded their impressions of Niagara Falls. Jack Wysocki provides a survey of these viewpoints, as well as the accompanying development — good and bad — of one of Western New York's most significant geographic features.
Traditional, yet progressive, the sister of “Grant’s Indian” left a lasting impact on both the Victorian and Native societies she touched.
Ely Parker, a Tonawanda Seneca, used his linguistic skills to rise to prominence in the federal government. The controversial figure's life is examined by a fellow Native American.
Art preservationist Laura Schell recounts the painstaking restoration of a long-forgotten billboard, covered for a century and now brought back to life.
The editor takes a look at famed artist Thomas Cole's work relating to WNY.
The stolen Ely S. Parker medals have been recovered but recent events beg the question: What will be done to stop future transgressions?