Shinnecock Nation

Things got heated at a roundtable on schooling in Connecticut. Former Governor Andrew Cuomo is in more hot water, a tribal-run cannabis dispensary in the Hamptons will open later this year, and the story behind one of America’s most famous board games.

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An abundance of life and little pollution found after a study of waters off of Plum Island. Getting the unvaccinated, vaccinated. Nassau County does not move forward with their police hate crime bill, and tribal leaders in New York say Cuomo won’t be missed.

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Some good news for Connecticut college students, what a new survey reveals about student mental health, Connecticut to receive millions in opioid settlement, and a historic deal made in the Hamptons.

The Shinnecock Graves Protoection Society celebrates the completed deal between the town of Southampton and the Peconic Land Trust that allows them to reclaim ancestral burial grounds.
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Decades of tribal advocacy has led to a historic deal in the Hamptons. The town of Southampton will return some ancestral lands to the Shinnecock Indian Nation in eastern Long Island.

C19: Connecticut Is Almost Ready For Pot

May 26, 2021
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Connecticut Democrats close to a deal with the governor to legalize the adult use of recreational pot. A rally to preserve Shinnecock Indian lands, travel plaza workers in Connecticut plan to strike, and a New England ICE facility has been ordered to close.