Exclusive: Developer Says Only Environmental Impact Study Standing In Way Of Shinnecock Casino ConstructionAfter two decades of attempts, the Shinnecock Indian Nation now says it can go ahead with its plans to build a casino in Southampton.
Exclusive: Shinnecock Indian Nation's Plan To Develop Casino On Southampton Reservation Draws Concern From LocalsThe 800-member tribe announced plans for a casino on its Southampton reservation -- a 900-acre sovereign territory that sits along Shinnecock Bay.
Shinnecock Indian Nation Members Camping Out To Protest Treatment By New York State, Town Of SouthamptonGrandmothers like Rebecca Genia and Margo Thunderbird are protesting state and local roadblocks to their economic advancement.
No Longer A Local Issue, New York State Takes On Fight Against Shinnecock Indian Nation's Electronic BillboardsMemorial Day weekend brought the unveiling of the first of two huge electronic billboards in the Hamptons. The group responsible is now facing a court order to halt the second one.
Southampton Residents Protest Shinnecock Indian Nation's Plan To Build Massive BillboardsThe Southampton town supervisor told CBS2 he was blindsided when trees were cleared on tribe-owned land to make way for the six-story signs, which he says are more suited for Times Square than farm country.
Southampton Residents Angered By Shinnecock Indian Nation's Massive Electronic Advertising BillboardsAn assault on the East End, that's how Southampton officials describe what the Shinnecocks are quickly building at the gateway to the Hamptons.
Long Island Schools Considering Replacing Columbus Day With 'Indigenous People's Day'The youth of Shinnecock Indian Nation are pushing for schools to change Columbus Day on educational calendars in Southampton.
Two Shinnecock Indian Nation Members Killed In Southampton Car CrashPolice in Southampton said that as four members were coming home to the Shinnecock Indian Reservation the driver lost control and slammed into a tree, killing the driver, 33-year-old Jason King, and the front-seat passenger, 22-year-old Duane White.
Shinnecocks Target New Location For Long Island CasinoIt's a 100-acre, uncleared location off exit 66 of the Long Island Expressway in Yaphank.
Vote To Be Held On Future Of Shinnecock Indian NationSome factions within the Shinnecock Indian Nation feel the tribe is giving away too much to its developer and financial partner in its plan to build casinos.
Shinnecocks Eyeing Potential Casino SiteThe Shinnecock Indian Nation says it is considering a 144-acre property for a possible casino site.