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On Friday, 7/16 from 7-8:30 PM, please join a panel of three Indigenous rights activists from the Shinnecock Nation (Chenae Bullock, Denise Silva-Dennis and Shane Weeks) in a Zoom discussion moderated by Shelter Island’s own Aterahme Lawrence.

The speakers will explore the history of Indigenous people on Long Island, along with the current challenges and opportunities for achieving their community’s goals.

This program is the fourth in the social justice series known as “Necessary Bridges,” a collaboration of the Shelter Island Health and Wellness Alliance and the Shelter Island Library.

Please register in advance for the program at Additionally, we welcome you to visit On This Site at to learn more about the Shinnecock Nation.