Lenni-Lenape


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Lenni-Lenape:

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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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By drawing on ethnographic descriptions of other Algonquin communities, particularly the Lenni-Lenape, he cross references his interpretations of Powhatan behavior and produces an astute and textured examination of their perspectives on warfare, religion, and honor.