Shinnecock Indian Nation

Shinnecock Indian Nation

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  • "East Long Island Correspondence."  Brooklyn Eagle, September 20, 1847:  p. 2.
  • "Summer Resourts of Long Island:  Ponquogue and Its Attractions -- Shinnecock Bay and the Shinnecock Indians."  Brooklyn Eagle, June 15, 1871:  p. 2.
  • "The School house on Shinnecock Neck, th Indian Reservation, caught fireand was destroyed.  It was used exclusively by Indian children"  [full text].  Brooklyn Eagle, February 8, 1875:  p. 1.  
  • "Burning Up the Crops:  The Heat and Drought Destroying Vegetation on Long Island -- Suffering Among the cattle -- Great Loss to the Farmers."  Brooklyn Eagle, July 11, 1876:  p. 2. -- 4th paragraph speaks of the devastation on Shinnecock and Montauk lands.
  • "Suffolk County Fair."  Brooklyn Eagle, October 5, 1876:  p. 3. -- a paragraph, about half-way down the article speaks of 2 "curiosity hunters" desacrating graves on the Shinnecock reservation, who were lucky to escape with their lives; and items placed on exhibition at the fair by King Pharaoh.
  • "The Circassian Wreck.  None of the Bodies Recovered.  The Fruitless Search for the Bodies of the Drowned Men on Bridgehampton Beach -- Additional Particulars of the Breaking Up of the Ship -- The Great Loss of Shinnecock Village -- Nearly All the Able-Bodied Men of the Tribe Among the Victims."  New York Times, January 1, 1877:  p. 8.
  • "Aid for the Shinnecock Indians."  New York Times, January 7, 1877:  p. 2.  
  • "The Funeral of the Six Shinnecock Indians, Whose Bodies were Recovered from the Wreck of the Circassian...."  Brooklyn Eagle, January 10, 1877:  p. 2. 
  • "A Wasting Race.  The Tribe of Shinnecock Indians Dying Out."  Brooklyn Eagle, January 11, 1877:  p. 4.  -- A rumor, highly exxagerated
  • "A Mystery Cleared Up:  Three Lives Lost from a Wrecked Sailing Vessel -- The Wreck Found in Gardiner's Bay." Brooklyn Eagle, February 12, 1877:  p. 4.  -- Refers among the others lost in the wreck of TheVermillion, to "James Bunn, a Shinnecock Indian, and brother to the three men who were lost overboard from the Circassian.
  • "Long Island Notes."  Brooklyn Eagle, January 12, 1880:  p. 9. -- 4th paragraph from the bottom refers to Seventh Day Adventist proselytism among the Shinnecock Indians
  • "Sale of the Shinnecock Hills."  New York Times, October 21, 1883:  p. 3.
  • "The Whaling Ship Amethyst.  Three Shinnecock Indians Among the Vessel's Crew."  Brooklyn Eagle, January 12, 1886:  p. 1.  -- Amystyst believed shipwrecked, with the loss of Capt. Moses Walker, and the brothers Ferdinand Lee and Ames Lee, all three Shinnecocks
  • "After His Wife's Scalp." New York Times, April 8, 1887:  p. 8. -- Aline Estelle Noyes seeks protection from her husband Stephen W. Noyes, escapee from Queens County Lunatic Assylum, Mineola, NY, making a death threat; her husband is described as "a Montauk Indian of the Shinnecock Tribe", who had been disowned by the tribe.
  • "An Indian in Court."  Brooklyn Eagle, October 29, 1887:  p. 5.  -- article about a Shinnecock Indian polic informant, referred to solely as the "half breed" (and these were the good old days?).
  • "Long Island Indians.  Relics Dug Up by Railroad Menders and What They Suggest.  Some Account of the Tribes which are Supposed Once to have Inhabited Queens and Suffolk Counties.  The Montauks, the Shinnecocks and Others."  Brooklyn Eagle, November 6, 1887:  p. 4.
  • "Hope Yet for Shinnecock:  The Natives' Visions of Their Famous Clams.  The Big Storm Only Delaying a Work which Will Restore the Bay to Its Ancient Beauty."  New York Times, December 16, 1888:  p. 10.
  • "Shinnecock Indian Election."  New York Times, April 9, 1897:  p. 3.
  • "Shinnecock Indian Convicted."  New York Times, May 6, 1897:  p. 2.
  • "Indians Claim Lands:  Valuable Property in Long Island and Rhode Island Involved.  Deprived by Fraud, They Say:  Montauk, Shinnecock, Narragansett, and Mohegan Tribesmen Before a Senate Committee."  New York Times, September 23, 1900:  p. 15.
  • "Says Testator was Hoodooed:  Novel Testimony Introduced in Long Island Will Contest."  New York Times,  November 27, 1901:  p. 16.
  • "Shinnecock Indian Jailed.  One of Few Fullbloods on Long Island Gets Term for Wifebeating."  New York Times, August 14, 1925:  p. 3.
  • "Our Long Island Indians:  The Shinnecock Tribe Still Hunts and Fishes on Reservation Near Southampton."  New York Times, Ocotber 27, 1929:  p. SM 10.
  • "Historic Parades End Tercentenary:  Celebration is Climaxed by a Dinner with Governors Green and Lehman as Guests.  40 Indian Braves in Line:  Shinnecock Tribe Marches in Queens Procession -- Nassau Enjoys Big Spectacle."  New York Times,  June 7, 1936:  p. 25.
  • "Suffolk Marks Day at Colorful Parade:  Organizations from All Parts of County in the Line of March in Southampton."  New York Times, July 6, 1937:  p. 8. -- Included Shinnecocks, who received an award
  • "Indians to Hold Pow-Wow:  United Tribes Meet on Long Island This Weekend."  New York Times, August 6, 1937:  p. 15.
  • "Three Whites Adopted by Indian Tribes:  May of Southampton, Pastor and a Woman Artist Take "Blood-Brother" Test; Pow-Wow Comes to End:  More Chiefs are Welcomed [at] Council File in Ceremonies at Shinnecock Reservation."  New York Times,  August 9, 1937:  p. 34.
  • "Long Island Tribe Plans a Powwow:  Shinnecocks, at Southampton, are Making Ready for 3-Day Festival of Songs, Dances."  New York Times, August 28, 1949:  p. 63.
  • Lieber, Arthur.  "Shinnecocks Put on Indian Make-Up:  Tribesmen Don War Paint for the Tourists."  New York Times, August 24, 1952:  p. X 13.
  • "Rare Indian Items Taken; Youth Held:  Messenger Accused of Stealing Relics from Museum -- Two Dealers Also Arrested."  New York Times, September 18, 1953:  p. 15.
  • "Indians Win Land:  Shinnecocks Get Eviction Writ Against Realty Company."  New York Times, January 19, 1955:  p. 29.
  • "Shinnecock Indians Gather."  New York Times, September 1, 1957:  p. 35.
  • "12 Indian Tribes Hold L.I. Powwow."  New York Times, August 31, 1958:  p. 34.
  • "State Bars Golf Links on Reservation on L.I."  New York Times, November 23, 1961:  p. 33.
  • Gordon, I.H.  "Welcome SignPosted at Indian Reservations."  New York Times, August 8, 1965:  p.  XX 23.
  • "Powwow Planned on L.I."  New York Times, September 1, 1965:  p. 33.
  • "L.I. Tribe is Host to Indian Powwow and Tourists."  New York Times, September 6, 1966:  p. 21.
  • "Suffolk Hears Rights, Prolems of Negro and Indian Feminist."  New York Times, October 23, 1966:  p. 110.
  • Ickeringill, Nan.  "We're Stealing from the Indians, Again."  New York Times, July 22, 1968:  p. 38.
  • "Indian Dancers to Aid Needy."  New York Times, September 14, 1969:  p. 95.
  • Johnson, Thomas A.  "For Blacks, a Strong Indian Mixture on L.I."  New York Times, February 14, 1971: p. BQ 92.
  • "Shinnecock Indians Resist Tempting Bids for Land."  New York Times, March 14, 1971:  p. BQ 98.
  • Forgeron, Harry V.  "Title Searches Illuminate L.I.'s History."  New York Times, May 23, 1971:  p. BQ 87.
  • "Shinnecocks Plan Pow-wow on L.I."  New York Times, August 29, 1971:  p. BQ78.
  • "Under a Wigwam on L.I., Samp and Sassafras were Served as Indians Danced."  New York Times, February 20, 1972:  p. A 17.
  • "Annual Powwow Slated by Shinnecock Indians."  New York Times, August 27, 1972:  p. 105.
  • Starin, Dennis.  "Shinnecocks Keep Old Ties in Modern World."  New York Times, October 1, 1972:  p. 118.
  • Morris, Bernadine.  "Indian Story Told Through Fashion."  New York Times, December 5, 1972:  p. 56.
  • DeLatiner, Barbara.  "Shinnecocks Seeking Heritage, Language is Lost."  New York Times, October 21, 1973: pp. 123, 142.
  • Klemserud, Judy.  "After the Party, the Guests Got a Salmon."  New York Times, May 26, 1974:  p. 46.
  • "Shinnecocks Hold Annual Pow-Wow."  New York Times, September 1, 1974:  p. 72.
  • "Princess Nowedonah Dies; Lectured on Shinnecocks."  New York Times, April 20, 1975:  p. 53.   
  • "Shinnecock Fort(s) (Fort Shinnecock; "Mashomuck") [hypothetical, Sinnecock Hills Area, Southampton Town, NY]."  In Individual Long Island Forts and Fortifications, comp. by Mark Rothenberg.  [Patchogue, NY:  Patchogue-Medford Library], 1997:  p. [3].
  • Fischler, Marcelle S.  "Shinnecock Powwow Explored in Film."  New York Times, January 25, 1998:  p.  LI 15.
  • McQuiston, John T.  "Court Upholds Tribe's Ownership of Prime Southampton Property."  New York Times, April 18, 1998:  p. B 6.