North Amityville, N.Y.: Montaukett Indian Nation descendants, including Sandi Brewster-walker, in front (with glasses), look at a heritage designation marker displaying the Montaukett seal in North Amityville, on Dec. 4, 2021. The Town of Babylon unveiled these markers on six streets to acknowledge where the Montaukett natives once lived in the 1600s.
The governor said the tribe on the East End of Long Island failed to put forth sufficient evidence to overturn a 1910 ruling that it "no longer functioned as a governmental unit" in NY. [ more › ]
Arya Sundaram , 2023-11-21 15:03:30