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Southampton Says Yes To Shinnecock Graves Protection

Pictured above: A change.org petition supporting Shinnecock grave protection has garnered nearly 13,000 signatures. After decades of advocacy on the part of the Shinnecock Nation, Southampton Town Board unanimously passed two measures designed to protect the tribe's ancestral burial sites on Tuesday, including an act requiring construction be immediately stopped if human remains are found anywhere in town, and a six-month moratorium on development in several areas the Shinnecock Nation