Tag Archives: Shinnecock Indian Nation

Federal Magistrate Recommends Dismissal of Shinnecock Members’ Off-Reservation Fishing Rights Suit

Here are the materials in Silva v. Farrish (E.D. N.Y.): 54-3 county defendants motion to dismiss 54-4 reply 54-5 plaintiffs opposition 56-3 state defendants motion to dismiss 56-6 plaintiffs opposition 56-8 reply 63 magistrate report Prior post here.

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Federal Court Declines to Enjoin State Prosecution of Shinnecock Fishers

Here are the materials in Silva v. Farrish (E.D. N.Y.): 3 Motion for PI 44 Opposition 48 DCT Order Briefs here.

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Effort to Remove State Fishing Controversy Involving Shinnecock Member to Federal Court Fails

Here are the materials in People v. Smith (E.D. N.Y.): DCT Order Granting Remand Smith Notice of Removal NY Motion for Remand Smith Response

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Shinnecock Cigarette Trader’s Demand for Return of Confiscated Smokes Rejected

Here are the materials in Smith v. Fredrico (E.D. N.Y.): DCT Order Adopting R&R Smith Motion for PI Suffolk County Opposition Smith Reply MJ R&R Recommending Denial of Motion Smith Objection to R&R Suffolk County Response to Objection

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New Yorker Profile on Shinnecock Indian Nation

Here. Makes us wish The Great Gatsby could be revised…. Miigwetch to A.K.

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Shinnecock Tribal Member Receives First AIGC Fellowship

From ICT: The American Indian Graduate Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving cultural and economic well-being for individuals and tribes through undergraduate and graduate education, recently announced that it has awarded its first fellowship scholarship to a Shinnecock Indian Nation member. … Continue reading

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Shinnecock Wins IBIA Appeal — Become 565th Federally Recognized Tribe — UPDATED with IBIA Decision

Here is the IBIA decision: 38553324-Shinnecock-Decision Here is the news article: The Shinnecock Indian Nation received word Friday afternoon from its tribal attorneys that it is now officially the 565th Native American tribe to earn recognition from the U.S. government, … Continue reading

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Materials in Shinnecock Federal Recognition Appeal before the IBIA

Here are a few selected briefs: BIA Brief on Interested Parties Shinnecock Answer Brief CCGJ – Supple Brief – Merits CCGJ Standing Brief Montauk Reply

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Shinnecock Nation Wins Procedural Victory in Federal Recognition Appeal

From tv, via Pechanga: The Connecticut gaming group spearheading the challenge to the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s long-sought federal recognition was denied extra time to file additional paperwork in support of their argument in a ruling in early August. The decision … Continue reading

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News Coverage on Shinnecock Response to Opposition

From Newsday mobile: Incensed by two last-minute attempts to block their federal recognition, leaders of the Shinnecock Indian Nation called on the entire 1,200-person membership to attend a court hearing in Central Islip Wednesday as they fight to put their … Continue reading

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