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Nanticoke

(năn`tĭkōk), city (1990 pop. 12,267), Luzerne co., NE Pa., on the Susquehanna River; founded 1793, inc. as a city 1926. It is largely residential. Plastic products are manufactured. Nanticoke was formerly the heart of an anthracite-coal mining region, but production has declined.
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My carefully constructed happy little world of ignorance about Custer connections and Indians ended in the fall of 1998, when I learned that some members of the Nanticoke Indian community were very unhappy with me and my work.
After my father's funeral, which was attended by my Nanticoke friend Charlie Clark, we had a luncheon at the Brethren church.
42) In reviewing the subsequent history of these "Props to the Longhouse," Tuteloes and Nanticokes, it is, however, abundantly clear that their adoption was genuine and effective in sustaining Iroquois sovereignty.
The earliest of the later accessions seem to have taken place about the year 1753, when the Tuteloes and Nanticokes were admitted.
Although the volumes on the Huron, Iroquois, and Nanticoke peoples vary in significant ways, all three offer an overview of culture and history, a discussion of contemporary life, intriguing supplementary material, and copious illustrations.
Although not federally recognized, the Nanticoke have succeeded in obtaining some funds from federal programs, and in establishing a tribal museum.