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Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum

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This piece titled "Four Bears" is in the the bronze collection at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013) Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum is open for the season with updated exhibits.

The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in
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The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton offers self-guided tours to learn about the Shinnecock history from long ago to the present day. (March 15, 2013)

Inside a wigwam at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural
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Inside a wigwam at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton, Elizabeth Thunder Bird Haile sits upon an elk and deer fur while holding a turkey wing fan and spoon . (March 15, 2013)

A painting by David Bunn Martine,
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A painting by David Bunn Martine, "Light of Eternity", hangs above a display case at the newly opened and expanded Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

The newly enhanced Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

The newly enhanced Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton has two levels -- the top floor for changing exhibits, and a lower level for the museum's collection of bronzes and portraits. (March 15, 2013)

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The "Woodland Goddess" sculpture at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

The front door at the newly enhanced Shinnecock
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

The front door at the newly enhanced Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton features a frieze in wood of a deer. (March 15, 2013)

A Shinnecock headdress on display at the Shinnecock
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A Shinnecock headdress on display at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. Each Shinnecock makes his or her own headdress, using feathers and beadwork. (March 15, 2013)

Paintings of Shinnecock, Montauk and Unkechaug elders hang
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Paintings of Shinnecock, Montauk and Unkechaug elders hang at the newly enhanced Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

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Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

This piece titled "Four Bears" is in the the bronze collection at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

This wall at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center
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This wall at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton explains the history of the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club and the 18th hole where Shinnecock ancestors are buried. (March 15, 2013)

Artifacts dating between1640 and1920 at the Shinnecock Nation
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Artifacts dating between1640 and1920 at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

An assortment of arrowheads from the Paleolithic period
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An assortment of arrowheads from the Paleolithic period at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

A dugout canoe on display alongside a painting
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A dugout canoe on display alongside a painting by David Martine at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

A representation of a Shinnecock living room circa
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A representation of a Shinnecock living room circa 1900 on display at the newly enhanced Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

A grinding stone for traditional food by use
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A grinding stone for traditional food by use of the Shinnecock Indians -- one of the many artifacts on display at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

A tribal security uniform for the Shinnecock Indian
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

A tribal security uniform for the Shinnecock Indian Nation is on display at the newly opened Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton. (March 15, 2013)

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