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Shinnecock Photo Project attempts to reinforce our connection to the land and aims to present ourselves in a web-based portraiture platform. This project is led by enrolled Shinnecock Indian Nation tribal member photographer Jeremy Dennis.

The Shinnecock Portrait Project is made possible with Special thanks to MDOC Storyteller’s Institute hosted at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, in June 2018.

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Brookhaven Lab donates a fire truck to the Reservation.

Collection: Rogers Memorial Library – Shinnecock People: A photo history

Date: 1962

Type of Material: Photograph

Source: https://myrml.zenfolio.com/p856759042/h30aeedb0#h30aeedb0

Language: English

Coverage/Location: Shinnecock Indian Reservation

Creator: Unknown

Copyright: No Known Copyright Restriction

Description:

Brookhaven Lab donates a fire truck to the Reservation.
Left to right: Two Brookhaven representatives, Peter Silva Sr., Darlene Silva (Troge), David Silva, Denise Silva (Dennis) (on the fire truck), Loretta Silva, Patricia Silva (Hopson).
1964.

Denise Silva-Dennis: “At the time Peter Silva, Sr. was either still working at Brookhaven National Lab as a security officer or he may have recently resigned to go into business for himself, “Peter Silva and Sons Construction Company.” Meanwhile, Loretta was a full-time homemaker caring for all 6 of her children.❤️❤️”

 

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