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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 found.

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Public schools in Southampton, Long Island, will incorporate Shinnecock Indian Nation culture into their curriculum next fall.

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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 tribal members, and many of them live on an 800-acre reservation in Southampton.