Shinnecock

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The Shinnecock Indian Nation will continue construction on two electronic billboards on Sunrise Highway despite a cease-and-desist order from New York State. Shinnecock leaders say they do not need permission to build on tribal lands.

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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 their reservation begins.

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A federal judge decided he will hear a case filed by the Unkechaug Indian Nation that challenges New York for fishing rights at Mastic Beach.

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The Shinnecock Indian Nation in eastern Long Island is considering sending their children to other school districts amid allegations of mistreatment.

Town of Southampton

The Town of Southampton has reached a deal to buy and preserve the piece of property where the remains of a Shinnecock tribe member were discovered last month.

The town will pay builders KB Southampton $450,000 for the property. The Town Board will hold a public hearing on October 9 to discuss the purchase using Community Preservation Funds.

The remains were discovered by a construction crew on August 13, and work was stopped.

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