Where blacks, Native Americans share community

Archaeologist and Hofstra University professor Chris Matthews, right,

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Archaeologist and Hofstra University professor Chris Matthews, right, Brad Phillippi and Brienne Giordano work at an archaeological site in Setauket in June 2011. (Credit: Ed Betz)

Chris Matthews stopped in mid-stride, and then rolled his foot along the frozen ground, as if pumping an imaginary gas pedal.

"Feel that?" he said. "We're on a slight incline."

As a cold wind rattled the bare branches surrounding the deserted graveyard, he gestured to a line of half-sunken boulders. "See those?" he said. "Those stones are in a vertical line. It looks like they were...

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