Articles Tagged ‘Shinnecock’


Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2010: Year In Review

10 of the top local news stories that have had Long Islanders talking over the past year, including Marcelo Lucero, the Governor’s debate, Plum Island and more

Off the Reservation: Recognize This

In a stunning revelation this week, the federal government has concluded the Shinnecock Indians are indeed Indians. The lightning pace at which they arrived at…

Letters to the Press: For the Week of May 6 – May 12

Immigration (both legal and illegal) seems to be a popular topic for the publisher and editors of the LI Press and for many good reasons [“Crossing the Border,” April 22]. One important point should be made first and foremost. Odds are that at least half and more likely 75 to 80 percent of your readers who can point to three or more generations of Americans as ancestors probably have at least one who came here illegally.

Long Island, Circa 2009

The snow started falling on a December Saturday this year, the first snowfall of 2009. And instead of being a dusting and another instance when…

Feds Give Approval for Shinnecock Recognition

The federal government gave preliminary approval Tuesday to formally recognize a small tribe of Indians based in Long Island’s Hamptons region, a decision seen as…

Shinnecock Awaits Ruling That Could Yield Casino

A small tribe of Indians based in Long Island’s Hamptons region is awaiting word on whether the federal government will give it formal recognition. A…