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Grant helps Shinnecock Nation repair Southampton shoreline

A federal grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has helped the Shinnecock Indian Nation Reservation restore their Southampton shoreline using environmentally sensitive methods.

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11/18/2019

article PBS Will Show 'Conscience Point,' Spotlighting Shinnecock Battle
(New York) -- "Conscience Point," a documentary about an decades-long battle for preservation by the Shinnecock Indian Nation, which raises questions of land...

11/14/2019

article Documentary Portraying Shinnecock Nation's Struggle Debuts On PBS
(New York) -- A new documentary, "Conscience Point," is set to debut on PBS that chronicles the struggles of the Shinnecock Indian Nation to preserve ancient...

11/12/2019

article PBS to air documentary chronicling Shinnecocks' efforts to save sacred sites
(New York) -- A five-year documentary project detailing the struggle of the Shinnecock Indian Nation to maintain its identity in the face of development around...

11/11/2019

article PBS to air documentary chronicling Shinnecocks' efforts to save sacred sites
(New York) -- A five-year documentary project detailing the struggle of the Shinnecock Indian Nation to maintain its identity in the face of development around...

10/31/2019

article Indictments Come Down in Drug Bust With Ties to Shinnecock Reservation
(New York) -- A massive drug ring operation that each year distributed more than $1 million worth of heroin cut with fentanyl near the Shinnecock Indian Reservation was...

10/30/2019

article Shinnecock Indian Nation Plans To Build Two Gas Stations On Tribal Land
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation is progressing with plans to construct and operate two gas stations on tribal land, one along Sunrise Highway at its Westwoods...

10/26/2019

article Suffolk Closeup: For Shinnecocks, ‘it was that bad’
(New York) -- When the masterpiece of a documentary, “Conscience Point,” about the Shinnecock people, ended last week, a fellow who had been sitting next to...

10/24/2019

article Suffolk D.A.: 24 People Arrested in Alleged Drug Ring on Shinnecock Reservation
(New York) -- A "massive drug ring operation" that distributed more than $1 million worth of heroin cut with fentanyl each year near the Shinnecock Indian...

10/22/2019

article Shinnecock Nation Nears Completion Of Renewed Agreements With Southampton and Tuckahoe Schools
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation is in the middle of finalizing two new tuition contracts with the Southampton and Tuckahoe school districts that would allow...

10/21/2019

article Shinnecock Indian Nation smoke shops unaffected by NYS e-cigarette ban
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation smoke shops may be some of the last places on Long Island where customers will be able to buy flavored electronic cigarettes....

9/25/2019

article Controversial Shinnecock Sign Spotlighted In 'Daily Show' Segment
(New York) -- The national spotlight was on a a large electronic billboard erected by the Shinnecock Indian Nation on Sunrise Highway recently as the controversy over...

9/21/2019

article Daily Show Pokes Fun at Shinnecock Hamptons Monument Fracas
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation’s recent controversial construction of an electronic monument in Hampton Bays got the Comedy Central treatment in a...
article The tribe that brought a damaged shoreline back to life
(New York) -- On a sunny Monday afternoon in August, the Shinnecock Indian Reservation's beach in Long Island, New York, resembled one of the postcard-perfect...

9/9/2019

article The Shinnecock Nation's Land: Is It A Territory Or A Reservation?
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation’s 800-acre peninsula of land, known as Shinnecock Neck, has been called both a territory and a reservation — state...
article James H. Phillips Jr. Of The Shinnecock Indian Nation Dies September 4
(New York) -- James H. Phillips Jr. died at his home on September 4, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was 93 and was known by many nicknames, “Uncle Jim,...

9/8/2019

article Despite denials and assurances, a Calverton casino remains a real possibility
(New York) -- So what’s the latest on a gambling casino for Long Island, maybe on the East End? Will the EPCAL site be off-limits if the state jumps in? Are those...

9/3/2019

article Person Shot, Killed On Shinnecock Reservation In Southampton
(New York) -- An investigation is underway after a person was found shot and killed on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Suffolk County. State Police received a...

8/31/2019

article Shinnecock Whalers Mishoon Racers Hold Traditional Canoe Event
(New York) -- When the sun rises on Sunday, September 1, over the East End, most people will still be sleeping, or rubbing tired eyes over coffee. But members of the...

8/29/2019

article New York Shinnecock Indian Nation Passes Gaming Resolutions, Long Island Tribe Has Strong Ally
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation on Long Island has passed two gaming resolutions for the tribe to explore the possibilities of opening a casino venue in the...
article 73rd Annual Shinnecock Pow Wow Set To Unfold
(New York) -- The 73rd Annual Shinnecock Powwow is a celebration of tradition and culture, and is set to delight visitors Labor Day weekend at the Shinnecock Reservation...

8/22/2019

article Officials: Man sought for questioning in Shinnecock killing faces N.C. charge
(North Carolina) -- A man wanted for questioning in a Friday fatal shooting on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation was arrested in North Carolina and charged for breaking...

8/21/2019

article Officials: Man sought for questioning in Shinnecock killing faces N.C. charge
(North Carolina) -- A man wanted for questioning in a Friday fatal shooting on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation was arrested in North Carolina and charged for breaking...

8/20/2019

article Pitt County deputies discover man arrested for car break-in is wanted for murder
(New York) -- The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has made what they are calling a high profile arrest, after what started as a call about a man breaking into a car in...

8/18/2019

article Person wanted for questioning in murder of man shot on Shinnecock Indian reservation in Suffolk County, Long Island
(New York) -- A man was shot to death on Long Island's Shinnecock Indian Reservation Friday, and police are looking for a person of interest for questioning. Police said...

8/17/2019

article Police Ask for Help in Shinnecock Reservation Homicide
(New York) -- Police are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in connection with a homicide on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Friday, and police...

8/15/2019

article 'Daily Show with Trevor Noah' to feature digital billboard for Shinnecock Indian Nation
(New York) -- Comedy's Central's show "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah' will feature the Shinnecock Indian Nation's digital billboard on Sunrise...
article Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' films segment about Shinnecock Nation's electronic billboards
(New York) -- Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" shot a segment Wednesday at one of the Shinnecock Indian Nation's electronic...

8/12/2019

article A Monument to an Indigenous Future, Worthy of Attorney General James’ Support
(New York) -- New York State Attorney General Letitia James earned a reputation as a relentless fighter for working people in the Brooklyn gentrification struggles of...

8/8/2019

article 'Daily Show' films segment about Shinnecock Nation's electronic billboards
(New York) -- Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" shot a segment Wednesday at one of the Shinnecock Indian Nation's electronic...

8/6/2019

article National Support For Shinnecock Billboards
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation may be in court to argue its right to construct two 61-foot-tall revenue-generating electronic billboards along Sunrise...

8/1/2019

article Native American Rights Organization Defends Shinnecock In Billboard Dispute
(New York) -- New York State and Southampton Town want to stop the construction of billboards on the tribal lands of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, Long Island’s...

7/30/2019

article Shinnecock Indian Nation Gets National Support From Tribes For Billboard Project
(New York) -- As the Shinnecock Indian Nation is in court to defend its right to construct and operate revenue-collecting billboards along Sunrise Highway, the National...

7/14/2019

article MATT TAIBI: Shinnecock nation fights backlash from affluent for building on their own land
(New York) -- The drive from New York City to eastern Long Island is along State Route 27, the Sunrise Highway. The name refers to the early-rising, eastward-moving...

7/4/2019

article PEMBER: Wealthy Hampton Homeowners Are Trying to Suppress Tribal Sovereignty
(New York) -- Wealthy, white homeowners are outraged that the Shinnecock Nation has decided to erect two blazing 60-foot electronic billboards on their tiny patch of...

6/27/2019

article Opening Arguments Begin In Shinnecock Billboard Dispute
(New York) -- A New York state Supreme Court judge heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit the state brought against the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s sovereignty on...

6/26/2019

article Shinnecock sovereignty challenged at site of electronic billboard
(New York) -- New York State is challenging the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s sovereignty on the site of a 61-foot-tall electronic billboard recently installed by the...

6/21/2019

article Shinnecock Nation Tackles Electrical Issues At Billboards
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation's electronic billboard along Sunrise Highway in Hampton Bays was not operating for several days last week, leaving some...

6/11/2019

article Shinnecock Still Ignoring Restraining Order
(New York) -- On Friday, Shinnecock Indian Nation tribal lawyers and attorneys for Idon Media, the manufacturer of two double-sided 61-foot-tall electronic billboards...

6/7/2019

article Tribe fights to keep 61-foot-tall billboard along Sunrise Highway on Long Island
(New York) -- It rises from the side of the highway like a skyscraper. In fact, it's taller than just about every building in this corner of Eastern Long Island. A...

6/6/2019

article The Shinnecock Nation Refused To Stop Billboard Operations Following Court Order
(New York) -- With digital ads greeting drivers as they enter the Hamptons, and more construction plans underway, Shinnecock tribal members made it clear that they...

6/5/2019

article Judge finds Shinnecock tribe member guilty of illegal fishing
(New York) -- A Southampton Town judge on Wednesday found a Shinnecock Indian Nation member guilty of a single count of failing to have the proper state license to fish...

5/30/2019

article Shinnecock Work Stops as Court Weighs Sovereignty
(New York) -- Workers made haste, and the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s new electronic billboards — at least the one on the eastbound shoulder of the Sunrise...

5/28/2019

article Hamptons Crowd Outraged to Be Reminded They're on Stolen Land
(New York) -- Life is rough for the downtrodden. One minute, you’re driving your luxury town car to your summer home in the Hamptons, just trying to survive...
article No Longer A Local Issue, New York State Takes On Fight Against Shinnecock Indian Nation’s Electronic Billboards
(New York) -- Memorial Day weekend brought the unveiling of the first of two huge electronic billboards in the Hamptons. It’s the work of the Shinnecock Indian tribe,...
article Shinnecocks call lawsuit to halt billboards an attack against tribe, vow to assert immunity
(New York) -- Members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation said in a news release issued Tuesday that the tribe will fight a restraining order from the state Department of...
article State Supreme Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Shinnecock Billboards
(New York) -- Late on Friday, State Supreme Court Justice Cheryl Joseph issued a temporary restraining order to stop all work on the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s...

5/27/2019

article Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights
(New York) -- For the legion of rich and famous in New York, the unofficial start of summer means migrating east by luxury vehicle to the Hamptons, that slice of...

5/24/2019

article First Electronic Shinnecock Billboard Up on Sunrise Highway
(New York) -- Visitors braving the Memorial Day traffic will notice a new addition as they're headed east — a large electronic billboard on Sunrise Highway...
article Shinnecock Nation completes billboard along Sunrise Highway
(New York) -- Construction is completed on one of the Shinnecock Indian Nation's massive billboards along Sunrise Highway in Hampton Bays. The 60-foot-tall billboard...
article Shinnecock tribe activates one of disputed billboards on Route 27 in Hampton Bays
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation has begun operating one of a pair of electronic billboards along Sunrise Highway in Hampton Bays that local and state...

5/23/2019

article Battle Over Shinnecocks’ Mega Billboards
(New York) -- Many visitors heading east for the unofficial start to summer this Memorial Day weekend will surely be surprised to see two oversize billboards under...
article First Of Two Shinnecock Billboards Nears Completion
(New York) -- Construction is nearing completion for the Shinnecock Indian Nation's first billboard along the south side of Sunrise Highway on tribe-owned land in...

5/22/2019

article Shinnecock Tribe Continues Billboard Work As Lawsuit With State Looms
(New York) -- The State Department of Transportation served the Shinnecock Indian Nation with a cease-and-desist letter on Friday, seeking to halt the tribe’s...

5/20/2019

article Despite stop orders, Shinnecock leaders say billboard work will continue
(New York) -- Leaders of the Shinnecock Indian Nation said Sunday they will continue building two electronic billboards by Route 27 in Hampton Bays despite community...
article Hamptons Residents Not Happy About 60-Foot Tall Billboards
(New York) -- Residents in the Hamptons are protesting the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s efforts to build two 60-foot billboards along Sunrise Highway. If state...

5/18/2019

article State sends Shinnecocks cease-and-desist order over billboards
(New York) -- The state has issued a cease-and-desist order to the Shinnecock Indian Nation regarding their planned billboards along Sunrise Highway in Hampton Bays....
article State Serves Shinnecock Tribe With Cease And Desist Order, Igniting A Lawsuit Over Billboards
(New York) -- Tribal trustees from the Shinnecock Indian Nation said they felt blindsided by the State Department of Transportation in its latest actions to stop the...

5/16/2019

article Battle over billboard heats up on Long Island
(New York) -- Neighbors who live in and around Hampton Bays are outraged at the prospect of sixty-foot tall electronic billboards in their quaint community. More than a...
article Shinnecock And Southampton At Odds Over Billboards
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation is expected to finish two monuments on either side of Sunrise Highway on Long Island. The tribe says the structures mark where...

5/15/2019

article Residents rally against Shinnecock plans to put up billboards
(New York) -- People are rallying against the Shinnecock Indian Nation's plans to build two 61-foot-tall electronic signs on Sunrise Highway in Hampton Bays.
article Shinnecocks rebuff calls to halt construction of 61-foot-tall electronic billboards on Sunrise
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation is continuing work on two 61-foot-tall electronic billboards along Sunrise Highway in Hampton Bays despite pleas from elected...

5/11/2019

article Shinnecock Nation Leaders Say Signs On Sunrise Are Essential To Tribe's Economic Well-Being
(New York) -- First, it was a simple stand along Montauk Highway, where Jonathan Smith, a member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, began selling tax-free cigarettes in...

5/4/2019

article Southampton Town Officials Look To State For Help In Stopping Shinnecock Nation Billboards On Sunrise
(New York) -- Southampton Town officials are scrambling to determine how best to respond to the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s surprise plan for a pair of 61-foot-tall...

4/30/2019

article Southampton Residents Angered By Shinnecock Indian Nation’s Massive Electronic Advertising Billboards
(New York) -- There are signs of an impending showdown on the East End of Long Island, where the Shinnecock Indian Nation is putting up giant billboards at the entrance...

4/26/2019

article Shinnecock Tribe Plans Billboards Along Sunrise Highway In Hampton Bays
(New York) -- Plans by members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation to construct two 60-foot-tall billboards along Sunrise Highway in Hampton Bays—just west of the...

4/8/2019

article Shinnecocks question Southampton schools contract
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation’s relationship with the Southampton School District is under scrutiny because the $26 million contract to educate the...

2/13/2019

article Southampton Town Purchases Shinnecock Hills Propety Where Human Remains Were Found
(New York) -- Southampton Town officials have closed on the purchase of a property in Shinnecock Hills where human remains—believed to be of an ancient Shinnecock...

1/24/2019

article Shinnecock Hills Woman Arrested For Threatening Service Workers With Shotgun On Wednesday
(New York) -- A Shinnecock Hills woman was arrested by New York State Police on Wednesday for threatening two service workers with a shotgun.

1/22/2019

article Shinnecock Artist Jeremy Dennis Brings Native Myths And Legends To Life For Students At The Parrish
(New York) -- The practice of storytelling runs deep in Native American culture. Before the advent of written language, it was through oral traditions that myths,...

12/4/2018

article Shinnecock Trustee Knew Man Lost In Jet Ski Tragedy All His Life
(New York) -- A person who died after a jet ski capsized in the Shinnecock Bay Monday has been identified — and a member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation described...
article New York State Police Report One Dead, One Injured in Southampton Jet Ski Accident
(New York) -- On Monday, December 3, 2018, at approximately 5:33 pm, New York State Troopers were dispatched to a jet ski in distress in the Shinnecock Bay, Southampton...

10/17/2018

article Southampton votes 5-0 to buy and preserve build site on Shinnecock grave
(New York) -- Southampton Town officials voted to preserve a home construction site that is now believed to be a Shinnecock Indian Nation burial site after human remains...

10/15/2018

article Man accused of illegally fishing for baby eels headed back to court
(New York) -- A former Shinnecock Indian Nation tribal member charged last year with illegally fishing for baby eels was caught as part of a larger sting operation by...
article Lecture and film teaches about the Shinnecock Nation of Long Island
(New York) -- Members of the Shinnecock Nation of Long Island will be visiting Adelphi University to teach about Shinnecock culture, tradition, and history through...
article Man accused of illegally fishing for baby eels headed back to court
(New York) -- A former Shinnecock Indian Nation tribal leader charged last year with illegally fishing for baby eels was caught as part of a larger sting operation by...

9/29/2018

article Shinnecock Tribe challenges developers after skeletal remains are found
(New York) -- Members of the Shinnecock Tribe are raising money to keep developers out after skeletal remains were found at a Southampton development site. On August 13...

9/14/2018

article Remains Found, Town Pitches Plan To Buy Shinnecock Burial Ground
(New York) -- Southampton Town officials have stepped forward with a plan to purchase property where remains were found in Shinnecock Hills. Human remains were found in...

9/13/2018

article MORON ALERT: 2 charged after boaters threatened with shotguns, DA's office says
(New York) -- Two members of the Shinnecock Indian Reservation who prosecutors said threatened boaters with shotguns during the U.S. Open in June have been arrested and...

9/5/2018

article Negotiations Hit Snag For Deal To Buy Land Where Remains Discovered
(New York) -- Southampton Town officials are weighing their options for purchasing a property on Hawthorne Road in Shinnecock Hills where human skeletal remains, thought...
article Southampton nears $500G deal to buy lot where Indian remains, artifacts were found
(New York) -- Southampton Town officials are nearing a half-million-dollar deal to purchase and preserve a Shinnecock Hills lot where human skeletal remains were found...

9/4/2018

article Shinnecock Hope To Buy Land Where Remains Were Found
(New York) -- On Long Island, members of the Shinnecock Tribe will try to raise funds to purchase a piece of property where the remains of a tribe member were recently...
article Dakota Head Start launched at Lower Sioux Indian Community
(Minnesota) -- With a dwindling number of fluent Dakota language speakers throughout Minnesota, the Lower Sioux Indian Community (LSIC) has started a unique Dakota...

9/2/2018

article Shinnecock tribal members rally to preserve land where remains were found
(New York) -- Shinnecock Indian Nation tribal members rallied at a Southampton site Sunday in hopes of raising $185,000 to help buy and preserve the land where human...
article Police: Gunfire, no injuries, near NY Native American powwow
(New York) -- Police say gunfire erupted near a Native American celebration that draws thousands of visitors on Long Island. A man was arrested, and no one was injured....
article State Police Make Arrest After Shots Are Fired At Powwow On Saturday Nigh
(New York) -- State Police arrested a 23-year-old man on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Saturday after they said he fired two shots with a handgun during an...

9/1/2018

article Tradition and culture celebrated at 72nd annual Shinnecock Indian Powwow
(New York) -- The sounds of tribal drums, the infectious rhythm of dancers from across the country and the smells of fried meat and kettle corn once again filled the...

8/29/2018

article 72nd Shinnecock Indian Powwow Unfolds On Labor Day Weekend
(New York) -- The 70th Annual Shinnecock Powwow is a celebration of tradition and culture, and is set to delight visitors Labor Day weekend at the Shinnecock Reservation...

8/26/2018

article Shinnecock Members' Fishing Suit Must Be Nixed, NY Says [sub req]
(New York) -- New York urged a federal judge Thursday to toss a suit by three Shinnecock Indian Nation members who contend the state and a county have illegally...

8/20/2018

article Man Hits Police Car In Pursuit To Shinnecock Reservation: Cops
(New York) -- A Westbury man was arrested after he led New York State Troopers on a pursuit to the Shinnecock Reservation and intentionally hit a police car, authorities...

8/19/2018

article Westbury Man Leads Police On Chase Ending In Shinnecock Indian Reservation
(New York) -- Muhammad Haynes, of Westbury, was arrested Friday morning after leading State Troopers from the Riverside barracks on a police chase heading eastbound on...

8/17/2018

article Town Could Buy Shinnecock Hills Property Where Skeletal Remains Were Found With CPF Revenue
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation Tribal Council met with Southampton Town Community Preservation Manager Mary Wilson on Friday to discuss the possibility of...

8/16/2018

article Shinnecock Hills skeletal remains of American Indian origin, official says
(New York) -- Human skeletal remains unearthed at a Shinnecock Hills construction site earlier this week are likely of American Indian origin, a state official said on...

8/14/2018

article Shinnecock Hills construction workers find skeletal remains, police say
(New York) -- Human skeletal remains were discovered Monday during construction at an undeveloped site in Shinnecock Hills, Suffolk County police said, a find members of...

8/3/2018

article Shinnecock Reservation resident had stolen gun, marijuana, State Police say
(New York) -- State troopers arrested a 40-year-old man who lives on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on drug and gun charges Friday, less than a week after he...

7/25/2018

article USGA, Shinnecock Nation honor Native American golfer
(New York) -- Who could imagine that Oscar Bunn, a turn-of-the century Native American growing up two miles south of Shinnecock Hill’s Golf Club, site of the 118th...

7/10/2018

article United States Files Civil Action Against Shinnecock Indian Nation Resident For Illegal Dumping
(New York) -- The U.S. Attorney’s office filed a civil lawsuit against a resident of the Shinnecock Indian Nation on Monday in federal court in Central Islip,...
article United States Files Civil Action Against Shinnecock Indian Nation Resident For Illegal Dumping
(New York) -- The U.S. Attorney’s office filed a civil lawsuit against a resident of the Shinnecock Indian Nation on Monday in federal court in Central Islip,...

7/9/2018

article Feds Accuse Native American of Polluting Wetlands
(New York) -- The United States brought a federal complaint Monday against a Native American who it says has ignored a demand to clean up years of construction waste...
article Trump admin sues Shinnecock Nation resident for polluting federal land
(New York) -- A member of Long Island’s Shinnecock Indian Nation is being sued by the Trump administration for allegedly dumping construction waste on federal land.

7/4/2018

article Three Shinnecock Men File $102 Million Federal Lawsuit Against State Over Fishing Dispute
(New York) -- A former Shinnecock Indian Nation leader who was ticketed last year for possessing undersized eels in disputed tribal waters filed a $102 million federal...

6/26/2018

article Shinnecock Asks Town To Protect Graves
(New York) -- A small group from the Shinnecock Indian Nation waited patiently in the hallway of Southampton Town Hall for nearly two hours for their chance to speak to...

6/25/2018

article 3 Shinnecock men sue DEC, Suffolk DA over fishing rights
(New York) -- Three fishermen from the Shinnecock Indian Nation have sued the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Suffolk district attorney’s...

6/24/2018

article 3 Shinnecock men sue DEC, Suffolk DA over fishing rights
(New York) -- Three fishermen from the Shinnecock Indian Nation have sued the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Suffolk District Attorney’s...

6/21/2018

article The Shinnecock Curse
(New York) -- The circus has left town. And won’t be back until 2026. You missed a doozy. No elephants and only one Tiger (briefly), but lots of clowns and cops...

6/19/2018

article Shinnecock Members Dispute Police Report Of Unruly Crowd On Reservation At The End Of U.S. Open
(New York) -- After State Troopers responded to an unfounded call of three armed men walking down the street on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Sunday evening as...
article Video shows gunfire on Shinnecock Indian Reservation
(New York) -- News 12 has obtained video showing gunfire on part of the Shinnecock Indian Reservation along Shinnecock Bay. The video shows a group of men with guns...

6/18/2018

article Troopers respond to Shinnecock Reservation during U.S. Open, say police
(New York) -- A report of three people walking with guns drew state troopers to the Shinnecock Indian Reservation Sunday, where they found no weapons but about 2,000...

6/16/2018

article USGA, Shinnecock Nation honor Native American golf history
(New York) -- Oscar Bunn grew up two miles south of Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, the site of this week’s 118th U.S. Open, caddying and learning to play at the...

6/15/2018

article Shinnecock Hills is historic, and not just because it's old
(New York) -- The 2018 U.S. Open began Thursday at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, New York, which is on Long Island. This is Shinnecock’s fifth U.S. Open, and...

6/14/2018

article USGA, Shinnecock Nation honor Native American golf history
(New York) -- Oscar Bunn grew up two miles south of Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, the site of this week’s 118th U.S. Open, caddying and learning to play at the...

6/13/2018

article USGA Reaches Deal With Shinnecock Tribe
(New York) -- The U.S. Golf Association and Shinnecock Indian Nation struck a deal on Monday after months of negotiations to allow the tribe to participate in this year...

6/11/2018

article Shinnecock, USGA reach accord on U.S. Open participation
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation and the U.S. Golf Association reached an agreement Monday for tribal participation in this week’s U.S. Open even as...
article U.S.G.A. Comes to Agreement with Shinnecock Indian Nation
(New York) -- Three days before the first tee shot of this year’s United States Open at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on Long Island, the United States Golf...
article U.S. Open: Things to know about Shinnecock Hills
(New York) -- VThe U.S. Open returns to one of the United States’ most historic venues this week, Shinnecock Hills. The windswept linksland in an exclusive Long...
article A Shinnecock Man In The South Pacific Provides A Hint Of The Role Men Of Color Played In Whaling
(New York) -- She was writing from San Francisco with news of a discovery in her family tree. Way back, three great-grandfathers ago, she wrote, she had an ancestor...

6/10/2018

article The story behind Shinnecock Hills
(New York) -- Beauty & The Beast: The story of Shinnecock Hills is a complicated tale mired in myth and misinformation. Tony Dear heads back 150 years to unravel the...

6/3/2018

article COLUMN: U.S. Open Treating Shinnecocks Poorly This Time Around
(New York) -- The U.S. Open seems to be really messing up their longtime relationship with the Shinnecock Indian Nation. It’s too bad. There’s still time to...

5/30/2018

article USGA says it’s close to an agreement with Shinnecocks over Open
(New York) -- The U.S. Golf Association is close to an agreement with the Shinnecock Indian Nation over the tribe’s participation in the upcoming U.S. Open at...

5/29/2018

article Shinnecock Indian Nation and U.S.G.A. Are Close to a Deal for the U.S. Open
(New York) -- After nearly a month of sometimes bumpy negotiations, the United States Golf Association, which will conduct the 118th United States Open next month at the...
article Bail Set At $1 Million-Plus For Suspect In Fatal Hit-and-Run in April Along County Road 39
(New York) -- Chace Quinn, 19, a resident of the Shinnecock Indian Reservation, entered not guilty pleas to several felony counts at his arraignment on Tuesday morning.

5/18/2018

article Shinnecock Tribe Members Plan To Protest U.S. Open Over Lack Of Participation
(New York) -- Some members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation plan to stage a protest at this year’s U.S. Open, claiming they were shut out by organizers and could...

5/16/2018

article U.S.G.A.’s Long Relationship With Shinnecock Indians Frays Ahead of U.S. Open
(New York) -- The second United States Open, in 1896, was played at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, a course situated on a strip of Long Island once owned by the...

4/4/2018

article Lance Gumbs, Once Barred From Shinnecock Tribal Council, Once More To Sit On Board
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation on Tuesday elected a tribe member who was banned at one time from running for office to its top governing body, the seven-...

3/26/2018

article Flora E. Eleazer Of The Shinnecock Indian Reservation Dies March 23
(New York) -- Flora E. Eleazer, 86, of the Shinnecock Indian Reservation, died on March 23, 2018, in Southampton. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of...

3/15/2018

article Can the Shinnecock Nation Save its Fishing Rights?
(New York) -- Sunrise was just breaking when David Taobi Silva walked out of Heady Creek after checking his eel nets for catch from the previous night. It was April in...

2/21/2018

article Shinnecock Tribal Members Upset Over High-Speed Chase In December Involving Unmarked Police Car
(New York) -- A high-speed chase in December on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation involving Southampton Village Police led to felony charges against two tribe members...

2/16/2018

article Native American tribe open to JV with India's Amity University
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation of South Hampton, New York, is more than willing to partner with New Delhi-based Amity Education Group's new US university...

2/5/2018

article Shinnecock Nation citizen cites treaty in battle over fishing rights
(New York) -- David Taobi Silva, a citizen of the Shinnecock Nation, has been charged by the state of New York for fishing on his tribe's aboriginal territory. Silva...

2/1/2018

article Indians in the Hamptons Stake Claim to a Tiny Eel With a Big Payday
(New York) -- Shinnecock Indians have fished the local waters here on the East End of Long Island since before European settlers first appeared in the 1600s, up through...

1/24/2018

article Shinnecock Tribal Member Continues Fight To Fish In Court
(New York) -- The case against a former leader of the Shinnecock Indian Nation who was ticketed by State Department of Environmental Conservation agents for being in...

1/8/2018

article Janice Ione Marshall Of The Shinnecock Indian Reservation Dies December 25
(New York) -- Janice Ione Marshall of the Shinnecock Indian Reservation died on December 25, 2017, at Southampton Hospital. She was 77.

1/6/2018

article Former Shinnecock leader asserts ancient fishing rights
(New York) -- David Taobi Silvi is attempting to get an illegal fishing charge dismissed, citing the Shinnecock tribe’s ancient rights to fish in and around...

12/27/2017

article On This Site: Bringing the North Fork’s Native Past to Life
(New York) -- It’s easy for most American descendants of people from other continents to think of history in terms of mere hundreds of years. Prior to 1640, most...

12/26/2017

article Shinnecock member sentenced for unauthorized computer access
(New York) -- Shinnecock Indian Nation tribal member Karen Hunter was sentenced last week to 3 years’ probation and ordered to participate in a mental health...

12/16/2017

article Southampton man charged in theft of 3 vehicles, police say
(New York) -- A Southampton man was arrested by State Police on charges of possessing three stolen cars, officials said Friday. David Trotman, 32, of the Shinnecock...

12/13/2017

article Karen Hunter Sentenced To Probation In Case Involving Stolen Emails And Tribe's Gaming Plans
(New York) -- A former member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s Gaming Authority was sentenced to three years of probation in federal court on Tuesday for her...

11/18/2017

article Shinnecock Indian Reservation Shooting Suspect Arrested
(New York) -- A 21-year-old man who was accused of firing a shotgun at a car while someone was sitting in it on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation earlier this month was...

10/2/2017

article Camillia Caroline Bullock Of the Shinnecock Indian Reservation Dies September 22
(New Jersey) -- Camillia Caroline Bullock, an elder of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, died on September 22, 20I7, after a long illness. She was 89.

8/15/2017

article Shinnecock Lobster Promises Fresh And Flavorful Seafood
(New York) -- It’s not easy building a seafood restaurant on the East End, where the competition for the freshest catch is high. But this summer, a small shack on...

6/28/2017

article Police Say Man Choked Woman On Two Separate Occasions On Shinnecock Reservation
(New York) -- Two separate domestic incidents within two days of each other on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation resulted in five misdemeanor charges and a violation for...

4/5/2017

article Shinnecocks Hold Tribal Leadership Election, Return King To Power But Deny Gumbs
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation held its annual election for members of the tribe's top governing body, the seven-member Council of Trustees, on Tuesday...

1/18/2017

article Close Vote Makes Gumbs, Wright Eligible To Run For Shinnecock Leadership Posts Again
(New York) -- The members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation narrowly approved a referendum last weekend that restores the rights of former Tribal Trustees Lance Gumbs and...

11/1/2016

article 'Sad Day' For Shinnecock Nation As Former Gaming Authority Member Pleads Guilty to Accessing Email Illegally
(New York) -- Members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation reacted Monday night after a former member of the gaming authority pleaded guilty to illegally accessing emails...

10/31/2016

article Shinnecock Gaming Official Pleads Guilty To Hacking Emails, Setting Off Tribal Divisions
(New York) -- A former member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s Gaming Authority pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to illegally breaking into another tribe...

10/12/2016

article FBI Investigating August Fire On Shinnecock Reservation
(New York) -- A fire that destroyed a family home on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in late August is under investigation by the FBI, the law enforcement agency...

10/10/2016

article FBI probes fire on Shinnecock reservation
(New York) -- The FBI is investigating an Aug. 26 fire at the Shinnecock Indian reservation in Southampton that destroyed two homes, including one occupied by five...

9/3/2016

article Annual Shinnecock powwow puts heritage on display
(New York) -- Throngs of people danced, clapped and bobbed their heads to the rhythmic heartbeat of the drums during the Shinnecock Indian Reservation’s annual...

8/25/2016

article Grant helps Shinnecock Nation repair Southampton shoreline
(New York) -- A federal grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has helped the Shinnecock Indian Nation Reservation restore their Southampton shoreline...
article Shinnecock Nation Holds Blessing Ceremony On Rebuilt Bay Shoreline
(New York) -- Rows and rows of sea grass line the Shinnecock Bay shoreline, stretching for more than 3,000 feet along the beach, behind and between rocks placed at the...

7/15/2016

article Shinnecock Reservation Residents Furious Over Fee For Coopers Beach
(New York) -- As summer visitors flock to Coopers Beach, regularly named as one of the most beautiful in the world, members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation are outraged...

7/6/2016

article Supreme Court Declines To Hear Shinnecock Land Claim
(New York) -- The U.S. Supreme Court last week rejected a request by the Shinnecock Indian Nation for the nation’s top court to review the tribe’s claim to...

6/30/2016

article Shinnecocks angered by Supreme Court’s refusal to hear land claim
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation’s tribal trustees expressed “frustration and outrage” over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this week...

6/27/2016

article Shinnecock Nation hits the end of the line with ancestral land claim
(New York) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday put an end to a land claim filed by the Shinnecock Nation of New York. Without comment, the justices issued an order...

5/10/2016

article Shinnecock Tribal Member Fights For More Than Parking Ticket
(New York) -- A member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation has a date in Southampton Village Justice Court next week, where she will fight for rights she believes have been...
article Lacrosse Game On Reservation Fosters Spirit Of Community In Southampton
(New York) -- The spirit of community and sharing was on full display at the Shinnecock Reservation on Saturday afternoon. For the first time in Southampton school...

5/2/2016

article Law Profs Back NY Tribe's High Court Petition In Land Row [sub req]
(New York) -- Two Native American organizations and a group of law professors asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to take up a petition from the Shinnecock Indian...
article Preschoolers May Be The Key To Reviving Shinnecock Language
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Native Americans can trace their ancestry back more than 10,000 years to the very first people on Long Island. There are now about 1,500...

4/23/2016

article Former Shinnecock Tribal Chief Says Hamptons 'Fail Epically' in Year-Round Community Needs
(New York) -- Former Shinnecock Tribal Chief Lance Gumbs says he's seen a "mass exodus" of year-round residents who can't afford to live in the pricey...

4/4/2016

article Shinnecocks Ask U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Land Claim Case
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation last month asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review its case that claims ownership of thousands of acres of land in Southampton...

3/15/2016

article Shinnecock Native Receives $10,000 Grant To Photograph Historic Sites
(New York) -- Southampton and Shinnecock Nation native Jeremy Dennis has always wanted to use his photography to connect sites on Long Island, like burial grounds and...

2/17/2016

article Former Shinnecock Tribal Chief on Land Battle: 'You Can't Steal Our Land Outright and Not Compensate Us'
(New York) -- Despite a setback in an ongoing fight over ancestral land, the Shinnecock Indian Nation said this week that the battle is far from over. The tribe,...

2/13/2016

article Flanders man shot on Shinnecock Indian Reservation, cops say
(New York) -- State Police are investigating the shooting of a Flanders man on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation early Saturday. Police said the shooting happened about...

2/2/2016

article Whether To Appeal Land Claim Ruling To U.S. Supreme Court
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation will have 60 days to decide whether to appeal an October ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals that dismissed the tribe’s...

1/15/2016

article This Native American tribe on Long Island is trying to raise its language from the dead
(New York) -- A daunting task confronts the Shinnecock Indian Nation. Walk into the Wuneechanunk Preschool on a typical weekday morning and you’ll be greeted by...

1/12/2016

article Shinnecock Shoreline To Be Restored With Sandy Grant
(New York) -- As “The People of the Shore,” members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation have a natural affinity for their beaches—traditionally, they...

12/8/2015

article Shinnecock Program Guides Youth
(New York) -- Eleven local Shinnecock students, in grades four through 10, completed the National Indian Youth Project Venture Leadership Program earlier this month. The...

10/28/2015

article Shinnecock Nation loses attempt to revive ancestral land claim
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Nation of New York appears to be at the end of the road with one of its land claims. The tribe sued the state of New York and other parties...

10/5/2015

article Shinnecock Nation Shines Light On Energy Independence
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation is moving toward energy independence, one house at a time.The reservation hosted a special event on Thursday, October 1, to...

9/25/2015

article NY Indian tribe prepares for US Interior Secretary's visit
(New York) -- Officials at the Shinnecock Indian reservation on eastern Long Island say they are preparing for a visit from U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell....
article U.S. Secretary Of Interior To Visit Shinnecock Reservation
(New York) -- U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally M. Jewell will be visiting the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Thursday, October 1. The event will mark the five-year...

7/5/2015

article Police probe Shinnecock Reservation shooting
(New York) -- Police on Long Island are investigating an early-morning shooting at the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton. New York State Police say it...

6/15/2015

article Two Hospitalized After Shooting at Shinnecock Indian Reservation
(New York) -- Two people were hospitalized after a shooting at the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Monday morning. At 12:45 a.m., State Police were contacted by...
article Two Shot Following Memorial Service On Shinnecock Reservation Early Monday Morning
(New York) -- State Police, in a statement released Monday afternoon, said that at about 12:45 a.m., officers at the State Police barracks in Riverside were contacted by...

5/22/2015

article New Preschool To Open On Shinnecock Reservation
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation is celebrating the creation of its own preschool with a grand opening next week.

2/20/2015

article Shinnecock Indian Tribe Awarded Indian House Block Grant
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Tribe recently received an award of $220,849 as part of the Indian House Block Grant given by the U.S. Department of Housing and...

12/10/2014

article Officials Investigating Fire At Shinnecock Reservation On Tuesday
(New York) -- The Southampton Town fire marshal’s office is investigating a blaze that ignited a trailer filled with cigarettes on the Shinnecock Indian...

10/24/2014

article A Gamble: Shinnecock Tribe Closes Its Gaming Authority Office
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation has voted to disband their Gaming Authority. It’s a sad day for the tribe. But after years of high hopes, it has all...

10/21/2014

article Shinnecocks change tribal constitution to allow felons to run for council
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation this month voted to amend its tribal constitution to allow members who have been convicted of a felony to run for its council...

10/1/2014

article Shinnecock Indian Nation Disbands Tribal Gaming Authority
(New York) -- With the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s casino plans shelved and the specter of an FBI investigation and unsolved arson swirling, members of the tribe...

9/21/2014

article Shinnecock tribe votes to tighten tobacco rules
(New York) -- Members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation voted recently to tighten rules on the sale and manufacture of tobacco products and to codify legal residency and...

9/10/2014

article Southampton Town To Preserve Small Slice Of Parrish Pond, Sacred To Tribe
(New York) -- The Southampton Town Board agreed this week to purchase a 1.5-acre lot in the Parrish Pond subdivision in Shinnecock Hills, a former wampum-making site...

9/4/2014

article Shinnecock Nation Fights Noble, Fruitless Battle Against Southampton Residents
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indians made the mistake of establishing themselves—thousands of years ago—on Long Island's East End, adjacent,...

8/27/2014

article Shinnecock Powwow To Honor Veterans In A Special Way This Weekend
(New York) -- In the 68th consecutive year of their annual powwow, members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation are expecting larger-than-ever crowds this Labor Day weekend.

8/13/2014

article Shinnecock Presbyterian Church Pastor Appointed To Stony Brook Board
(New York) -- The Reverend Michael Smith of the Shinnecock Presbyterian Church in Southampton has been appointed to the Council for the State University of New York at...

6/15/2014

article Shinnecock Indian Nation member dies after ATV crash, cops say
(New York) -- A member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, who was injured in a serious car accident that killed two in 2012, died Saturday after he lost control of his all...

6/11/2014

article Tribe Protests Beach Work In Hampton Bays
(New York) -- Members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation on Monday morning halted bulldozers as they were crossing a stretch of beach overlooking Peconic Bay that the tribe...

4/21/2014

article Former Shinnecock Leaders Ask BIA to Reject New Council, Mediate Dispute
(New York) -- A group of former Shinnecock Indian Nation elected leaders has asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs not to acknowledge a new tribal council, which they said...

4/16/2014

article Former Shinnecock leaders ask federal agency to reject new trustees council
(New York) -- Two former leaders of the Shinnecock Indian Nation have asked the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs to refuse to acknowledge a new council of trustees because...

4/4/2014

article Police: Man critically injured by gunfire on Long Island's Shinnecock Indian Reservation
(New York) -- State police say a man has been critically injured by gunfire on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton, Long Island.

4/3/2014

article State Police Back On Shinnecock Reservation Thursday Night
(New York) -- State Police Troopers swarmed onto the Shinnecock Indian Reservation again on Thursday night, blocking the main access road onto the tribal property.

12/11/2013

article Shinnecocks elect tribal leaders
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation on Tuesday elected a slate of seven trustees under a newly formed government, including its first two female trustees, though...

12/10/2013

article Feds: Dix Hills Man Claimed Shinnecock Indian Tribe Tobacco Investments As Part Of Ponzi Scheme
(New York) -- A Dix Hills man has been arrested after authorities say he ran a ponzi scheme promising investors financial returns on investments made in wholesale...

11/2/2013

article Arson Squad Probes Suspicious Shinnecock Gaming Authority Trailer Blaze
(New York) -- The fire that destroyed the Shinnecock Indian Nation's gaming authority trailer is being investigated as an arson, the Southampton Town Fire Marshal...
article Arson Suspected In Fire That Destroyed Gaming Authority Trailer
(New York) -- New York State Police have confirmed they are conducting an active investigation into the cause of the fire. On Thursday morning, State Trooper Eric Baez...

10/31/2013

article Shinnecock trailer fire probed by police
(New York) -- New York State Police and other law enforcement agencies are investigating a fire in an office trailer at the Shinnecock Indian Nation where federal agents...

10/30/2013

article Fire on Shinnecock Reservation Destroys Gaming Authority Office
(New York) -- Officials are investigating the cause of a fire on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation Tuesday night that destroyed a double-wide trailer that was used as...

5/1/2013

article FBI Agents Search Shinnecock Indian Reservation As Part of Criminal Investigation
(New York) -- Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Wednesday morning conducting a search as part of an ongoing criminal...
article FBI conducting search at Shinnecock reservation
(New York) -- The FBI is on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation conducting a search in an ongoing probe, the bureau confirmed Wednesday morning. More than a dozen FBI...
article FBI Raids Shinnecock Gaming Authority in Ongoing Probe
(New York) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the Shinnecock Indian Nation reservation early this morning and conducted a search of the tribal Gaming...
article FBI Searching Shinnecock Reservation
(New York) -- FBI agents on Wednesday searched the Shinnecock Indian Reservation's gaming authority trailer as part of an unspecified probe into the tribe, FBI...

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