November 13th at 5pm at the Amityville Library. 19 John Street, Amityville, NY  The Shinnecock Cultural Resources Department is dedicated to preserving and protecting the cultural heritage, environment, traditions, and language of the Shinnecock Tribe. They aim to pass down knowledge and instill pride in tribal heritage through intergenerational teaching and collaboration with various departments […]

Josephine Smith Josephine Smith is an enrolled member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation and resides on the Shinnecock Territory near Southampton, Long Island. Josephine has been an educator at the Shinnecock Nation Museum, the Shinnecock Indian Education Program and currently serves her nation as the Cultural Resources Department Director.  As an indigenous cook, artist of […]

Denise Silva-Dennis

Denise Silva-Dennis Denise “Weetahmoe” Silva-Dennis (Shinnecock/Hassanamisco-Nipmuc) is a retired Southampton Elementary School art teacher.  She is from the Shinnecock Tribe in Southampton.  Silva-Dennis graduated from Hamilton College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art. Upon graduation, she received honors in her discipline.  Silva-Dennis is also an accomplished bead work crafts woman. The traditional […]