Protests Continue As Town And Property Owner Discuss Partial Preservation Of Site Identified As A Burial Ground By Shinnecock Nation - 27 East

Protests Continue As Town And Property Owner Discuss Partial Preservation Of Site Identified As A Burial Ground By Shinnecock Nation

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The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes.  DANA SHAW

The Shinnecock Indian Nation held a large-scale protest on Tuesday in front of parcel of land in Shinnecock Hills slated for development that is considered sacred to the tribe and a well-known burial site for their ancestors, as well as other Native American tribes. DANA SHAW

Thomas Oleszczuk of Noyac spoke at the town board meeting on Tuesday regarding the home being built on Sugar Loaf, a sacred site for the Shinnecock Nation.

Thomas Oleszczuk of Noyac spoke at the town board meeting on Tuesday regarding the home being built on Sugar Loaf, a sacred site for the Shinnecock Nation. RACHEL VALDESPINO

Heidi Rain joined the gathering at Sugar Loaf Tuesday morning before speaking about it at the town board meeting Tuesday afternoon.

Heidi Rain joined the gathering at Sugar Loaf Tuesday morning before speaking about it at the town board meeting Tuesday afternoon. GREG WEHNER

Tina Curran addressed the town board Tuesday afternoon about her feelings concerning the proposed home built on Sugar Loaf.

Tina Curran addressed the town board Tuesday afternoon about her feelings concerning the proposed home built on Sugar Loaf. RACHEL VALDESPINO

authorRachel Valdespino on Jan 14, 2020
The Shinnecock Nation protest against the construction of a home being built on Montauk Highway in Shinnecock Hills — an area Nation members say is an ancient burial ground —... more

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