Lenape (Delaware Indian) Resources

Map of LenapehockingLenape – the First People

~ of the Greater Delaware River watershed – Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, up along the Hudson River, to the Susquehanna River and down through parts of the Delmarva Peninsula (Maryland / Virginia areas).

stone tools Reading Museum 2Follow the links below to a variety of pages about the Lenape People as known as Lenni Lenape (the Original / true People) and later called the Delaware Indians.  Find out how that happened, as well as histories, foods, seasons and more!

Little Flower with dance shawl
Little Flower with dance shawl

Look for picture of Little Flower in her everyday clothes doing activities and in her
regalia (special clothes), look for her friend Laughing Girl too!

Under the Lenape Resources link you can go to Lenape food; the Cycle of the seasons; History for Children; History for Adults; When the Shadbush Blooms & it has an activity page, too!  In addition artwork; Recognition (Socio-Political Link); Loan Words/Place Names and Children’s pages.

When the Shadbush Blooms is available at your favorite book store, in bulk for classroom use from Lee & Low, also signed and dedicated from www.whentheshadbushblooms.net.

spring planting traditional