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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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In all likelihood, they weren't there when the Lenni Lenape Indians walked this land (Brown, 1999).
Wynne went on to become the first speaker of the Provisional Assembly, a provincial judge and was instrumental in agreeing treaties with the local Indian tribe, Lenni Lenape.
Waddilove, 29, is an Anishnabe (Ojibway) and Lenni Lenape (Delaware) lawyer who has worked with a number of legal and political organizations including the RCMP, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Environment Canada, the London Police Service and the Parliament of Canada.
In mid-panel, leading Quaker William Penn concluded a peace treaty with the Lenni Lenape tribe.
More than 300 years ago Lenni Lenape tribes hunted, fished, and farmed the wilderness that would become Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia.
The best remembered Penn legend tells how, rather than build a barricade around his colony, he negotiated a treaty of friendship with his indigenous Lenni Lenape neighbors.
The Delaware Tribe, originally named the Lenni Lenape, is headquartered in Bartlesville, Okla.