These two great divisions consisted, on the one side, of the Five, or, as they were afterward called, the Six Nations, and their allies; and, on the other, of the Lenni Lenape, or Delawares, with the numerous and powerful tribes that owned that nation as their grandfather The former was generally called, by the Anglo-Americans Iroquois, or the Six Nations, and sometimes Mingoes.
Of the Lenni Lenape, or as they were called by the whites, from the circumstances of their holding their great council-fire on the banks of that river, the Delaware nation, the principal tribes, besides that which bore the generic name, were the Mahicanni, Mohicans, or Mohegans, and the Nanticokes, or Nentigoes.
When the Lenni Lenape formally asserted their independence, and fearlessly declared that they were again men.
But I have never shut my ears to the words of the good book, and many is the long winter evening that I have passed in the wigwams of the Delawares, listening to the good Moravians, as they dealt forth the history and doctrines of the elder times, to the people of the Lenape
! It was pleasant to hearken to such wisdom after a weary hunt!
It's easy to forget, too, that Wall Street's foundations sit atop a historical African burial ground, while the city around it is built on land stolen from the Lenape
people--the original native New Yorkers.
The bus was one of three taking students from East Brook Middle School in Paramus to Waterloo Village, a historic site depicting a Lenape
Indian community and once-thriving port.
The bus was one of three taking students from East Brook Middle School to Waterloo Village, a historic site depicting a Lenape
Indian community and once-thriving port about 5 miles from the crash scene.
I now work on the island of Manhattan, a name derived from the Lenape
language, and on summer weekends I and my family frequently head for the beaches at Rockaway, named for a Long Island tribe.
And just as the island's first colonists started small with their land purchase from the native Lenape
Americans, the 60 Guilders real estate investment firm has been quietly building a solid Manhattan portfolio since its founding in 2013.
On a breezy Sunday afternoon in late May in Foundry Dock Park on the Hudson River in Cold Spring, New York, Anthony Jay Van Dunk, a former chief of The Ramapough Lenape
Nation, slowly walked clockwise, gingerly waving a burning sage stick.
He reputedly traded 60 guilders' (17th century gold coins) worth of beads, cloth and ornaments to the Lenape
Indians for what he believed to be the rights to the ownership of the island.
Low brings her eye to bear on the less understood experience of her Lenape