The Bureau of Indian Affairs gave preliminary federal recognition to Long Island's Shinnecock Indian Tribe yesterday. A final decision will be made after a 90 day public comment period followed by another 30 days for the Shinnecock Tribe to respond.
The Shinnecocks previously said publicly that they are willing to negotiate with the state for a casino site, possibly in the Catskill Mountains or on Long Island.
The Tribe´s reservation is in Southampton, N.Y., located on the eastern end of Long Island.
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