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VIDEO: Munsee Language Google+ Hangout. Announcement of acceptance into the Breath of Life Archival Institute of Indigenous Languages in Washington DC

VIDEO: Munsee Language Google+ Hangout. Announcement of acceptance into the Breath of Life Archival Institute of Indigenous Languages in Washington DC

LENAPE INDIANS  were an Atlantic coast tribe that belonged to the Algonkian language group. In their own language, Lenni-Lenape means common (or ordinary) people: the syllable “/en” means common and “ape” means people. Lenape thus means common people. Lenni is a redundancy that reinforces Lenape. Before the arrival of the white man, many Lenape villages were located along the banks of the Delaware, which the Lenape called the Lenapewihittuk, River of the Lenape. When the river was named the…

Lenape Indians

Before the arrival of the white man, many Lenape villages were located along the banks of the Delaware, which the Lenape called the Lenapewihittuk, River of the Lenape. When the river was named the.

The Delaware Tribe

Learn and talk about Nora Thompson Dean, Lenape people, Native American artists, Native American language revitalization, Native American writers

View Sample Pages There is a great deal of information on the native peoples of the United States, which exists largely in national publications. Since much of Native American history occurred before

Encyclopedia of Delaware Indians

Encyclopedia of Iowa Indians details the history, biographies and treaties of Native American tribes living in Iowa and the surrounding regions

ENGLISH/LENI-LENAPE In one of the most reproduced images of colonial America, William Penn is depicted negotiating a land purchase with the Leni-Lenape under the "treaty tree" of Shackamaxon near Philadelphia. Although the treaty is not documented, Penn's equitable dealings with the Lenape are well documented in land deeds and independent accounts. He praised their "natural sagacity," respected their negotiating skills, and learned their language to be free of interpreters' errors. In this…

ENGLISH/LENI-LENAPE In one of the most reproduced images of colonial America, William Penn is depicted negotiating a land purchase with the Leni-Lenape under the "treaty tree" of Shackamaxon near Philadelphia. Although the treaty is not documented, Penn's equitable dealings with the Lenape are well documented in land deeds and independent accounts. He praised their "natural sagacity," respected their negotiating skills, and learned their language to be free of interpreters' errors. In this…

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