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n. pl.1.(Ethnol.) A general name for a group of Algonquin tribes which formerly occupied the coast region of North America from Connecticut to Virginia. They included the Mohicans, Delawares, Shawnees, and several other tribes.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In these pages, Lenni-Lenape, Lenope, Delawares, Wapanachki, and Mohicans, all mean the same people, or tribes of the same stock.
Its original grower was Hannah Freeman, said to be the last surviving Lenni-Lenape Indian in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
June 9 & 10, 2012 Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Indian Powwow Salem County Fairgrounds Route 40 Pilesgrove, New Jersey contact@nanticoke-lenape.org Web: www.nanticoke-lenope.org