Gale Courey Toensing
4/21/14
A group of former Shinnecock Indian Nation elected leaders has asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs not to acknowledge a new tribal council, which they said was elected on the basis ...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/23/14
The Shinnecock Indian Nation was petitioner number 4 on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ list of tribes seeking federal recognition in 1978 soon after the agency established the seven...
ICTMN Staff
10/31/13
The Shinnecock Gaming Authority's trailer burned down on the Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton, either late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/1/13
The Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the Shinnecock Indian Nation reservation early this morning and conducted a search of the tribal Gaming Authority’s offices and the home ...
ICTMN Staff
11/1/12
Power outages, downed trees and torn-up infrastructure had the Shinnecock Indian Nation and Narragansett Indian Tribe working closely with the Federal Emergency Management Administ...
ICTMN Staff
10/30/12
As the Eastern Seaboard sorted out the devastation from the worst storm in U.S.–recorded history, tribes affected by the winds, tidal surge and rain of Hurricane Sandy assessed dam...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/8/12
Years after the Chickahominy Indian Tribe of Virginia filed a petition for federal acknowledgment with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in 1996, the then-head of the agency told ...
ICTMN Staff
6/26/12
A nearly five-year legal battle between the Shinnecock Indian Nation, the state of New York and the local Southampton Town has reached a turning point, or possibly an end...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/29/12
Two members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation were killed and two others severely injured in a one-car crash early Saturday morning, according to media reports...
ICTMN Staff
2/6/12
In a 101-10 vote, the Shinnecock Indian Nation has approved a pact with Gateway Casino Resorts to build three casinos on Long Island...

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