Key Shinnecock Burial Ground At Sugar Loaf Hill Will At Long Last Be Returned To Tribe - 27 East

Key Shinnecock Burial Ground At Sugar Loaf Hill Will At Long Last Be Returned To Tribe

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Tela Troge, Shane Week and Rebecca Genia at a rally in front of Southampton Town Hall last year.  DANA SHAW

Tela Troge, Shane Week and Rebecca Genia at a rally in front of Southampton Town Hall last year. DANA SHAW

Supporters of the Shinnecock Nation displayed signs calling for the return of land to the tribe. DANA SHAW

Supporters of the Shinnecock Nation displayed signs calling for the return of land to the tribe. DANA SHAW

Tela Troge of the Shinnecock Nation speaks before a Southampton Town Board hearing to consider the purchase a key parcel on Sugar Loaf Hill in Shinnecock Hills. DANA SHAW

Tela Troge of the Shinnecock Nation speaks before a Southampton Town Board hearing to consider the purchase a key parcel on Sugar Loaf Hill in Shinnecock Hills. DANA SHAW

Shinnecock Nation Graves Protection Warrior Society co-chairs Rebecca Genia and Shane Weeks at the Sugar Loaf property on Tuesday evening.  DANA SHAW

Shinnecock Nation Graves Protection Warrior Society co-chairs Rebecca Genia and Shane Weeks at the Sugar Loaf property on Tuesday evening. DANA SHAW

Members of the Shinnecock Nation gathered at the Sugar Loaf property on Tuesday evening.  DANA SHAW

Members of the Shinnecock Nation gathered at the Sugar Loaf property on Tuesday evening. DANA SHAW

Members of the Shinnecock Nation at the Sugar Loaf property on Tuesday evening.  DANA SHAW

Members of the Shinnecock Nation at the Sugar Loaf property on Tuesday evening. DANA SHAW

authorStephen J. Kotz on Jul 20, 2021
Tuesday, July 20, was a day of celebration for members of the Shinnecock Nation, some of whom gathered at the summit of Sugar Loaf Hill, the tribe’s most sacred burial... more

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