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, English name given several closely related Native American groups of the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). In the 17th cent., they lived in what is now New Jersey, Delaware, E Pennsylvania, and SE New York.
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, Native North Americans.
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The necklace designs were based on American Indian jewelry as a tribute to the Lenni Lenape Indians who once lived in the area of Philadelphia where Yager has her studio (Rosolowski, 2001).
Part of the "Tales of the World" series, The People of Twelve Thousand Winters is a children's picturebook in which award-winning author Trinka Hakes Noble portrays the life of a Native American boy growing up among his people, the Lenni Lenape, as they once lived before the arrival of European settlers who would eventually name the land "New Jersey".
Although some Delaware (Lenni Lenape) bags had triangular flaps, they can be distinguished by their added tabs at either end of the baldric, as opposed to tabs that were cut into the original material as an integral element, as done by the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole.
A brief history of Olden Farm, the site of the Princeton computer, begins with the Lenni Lenape Indians and carries on through William Penn, George Washington and so forth.
Students develop a Lenni Lenape identity for each of the outsiders captured.
So NOW, let's think of what to name the Brooklyn Bridge: may I suggest, at this time, let me see, why not Lenni Lenape, they're a fine nation and well deserve to link Long Island to that little rocky place we're getting back.
On 170-71, he quotes an account of such an "idol" written in 1839, in which a Munsee Indian (Wolf group of the Lenni Lenape) had had the figure in his family for over a hundred years, he himself being of the fourth generation to worship it.
The Lenni Lenape, when asked later by anthropologists, were aware of the complementarity built into the sacred performance.
The most important religious festival for the Lenni Lenape was the Big House Ceremony, which lasted the sacred twelve days.
The Lenni Lenape believed they were descended from this first human couple.
In mid-panel, leading Quaker William Penn concluded a peace treaty with the Lenni Lenape tribe.
The Lenni Lenape (First or True people) or the Delaware, were the original inhabitants of northeastern United States.