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The main staples for the Cayuga diet was corn, beans and squash.  These are called the Three Sisters.  Other foods enjoyed by our people are corn soup, corn bread, beans, vegetables, fruits, nuts and meats from deer, bears and fish.  Today, we eat everything that can be found from the grocery store to McDonald's.

Today, the Cayuga Nation has built a farm call "Gakwiyo" which means "good food".  This farm is located in Seneca County by our great "Cayuga Lake".  We can the vegetables and other produce from the farm and send it out to each family of the Cayuga Nation.