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Introduction
History

Introduction

In 1997, the Pell case began, involving an attempt to steal Shinnecock Reservation land. On a strip of land south of Montauk Highway and the Tide Water Pub, the Shinnecock tribe successfully defended the land from being taken and developed.

History

1997

The Pell case begins, involving an attempt to steal Shinnecock land.

This incursion on Shinnecock land, located behind Tide Water Pub, bordering Shinnecock Bay, was successfully defended.1

  1. David Martine, Shinnecock History Timeline, pp. 13