Feb 10, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Denise Anderson-Decina. All of these added complexities in kinship terms made agreements with Europeans all the more difficult. They developed sophisticated techniques of hunting and managing their resources. The following charts show the pronunciation for the Lenape orthography we have used on our site, as well as some alternate spellings that you may find in other books and websites. Page lv of the introduction by Frank McNitt, Category:Native American tribes in Delaware, Learn how and when to remove this template message, indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands, Thornbury Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, "The Lenape Talking Dictionary | Search Results of "wolf clan" English to Lenape", "The Lenape Talking Dictionary | Detailed Entry View - alternate name or group in the Tùkwsit (Wolf) clan (Lit. This land was purchased from the Lenape after the fact. The Iroquois added the Lenape to the Covenant Chain in 1676; the Lenape were tributary to the Five Nations (later Six) until 1753, shortly before the outbreak of the French and Indian War (a part of the Seven Years' War in Europe). authored by Joe Walsh, June 2019. The tribe lost federal recognition in a 2004 court ruling in favor of the Cherokee Nation, but regained it on 28 July 2009. They defeated the Lenape, and some scholars believe that the Lenape may have become tributaries to the Susquehannock. These lands, in what is now Kansas, were west of the Missouri and north of the Kansas River. your own Pins on Pinterest The name Lenni Lenape, also Leni Lenape and Lenni Lenapi, comes from their autonym, Lenni, which may mean "genuine, pure, real, original," and Lenape, meaning "real person" or "original person" (cf. One of the more common activities of leisure for the Lenni Lenape would be the game of Pahsaheman: a football-like hybrid, split on gender lines. [72], The main body of Lenape arrived in Indian Territory in the 1860s. Lenape leaders in the lower Delaware refused to accept it. After the Walking Purchase, Chief Tatamy was granted legal permission for him and his family to remain on this parcel of land, known as "Tatamy's Place". A treaty with the remaining Delaware and a few other tribes was negotiated in 1843 at Fort Bird and the Delaware were enlisted to help him make peace with the Comanche. Individual private ownership of land was unknown, as the land belonged to the clan collectively while they inhabited it, but women often had rights to plots for farming. (Translated from Swedish with an introduction and notes by W.M. Hereditary leadership passed through the maternal line,[9] and women elders could remove leaders of whom they disapproved. Additionally, both sexes might wear buckskin leggings and moccasins in cold weather. 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They are dangerous monsters who live in deep water and cause men and women to drown. [22] Dutch settler David de Vries, who stayed in the area from 1634 to 1644, described a Lenape hunt in the valley of the Achinigeu-hach (or "Ackingsah-sack," the Hackensack River), in which one hundred or more men stood in a line many paces from each other, beating thigh bones on their palms to drive animals to the river, where they could be killed easily. by Albert Cook Myers. [57], In April 1763 Teedyuscung was killed when his home was burned. Mhuwe (Mehuwe) – A man-eating giant of Delaware folklore, like the Windigo of the Ojibway and Cree tribes or the Chenoo of the Mi’kmaq and Maliseet. Another activity common was that of dance, and yet again, gender differences appear: men would dance and leap loudly, often with bear claw accessories, while women, wearing little thimbles or bells, would dance more modestly, stepping "one foot after the other slightly forwards then backwards, yet so as to advance gradually. Jerry Douglas was elected as tribal chief. The practice effectively prevented inbreeding, even among individuals whose kinship was obscure or unknown. Pages on this site may include affiliate links to Amazon and its affiliate sites on which the owner of this website will make a referral commission.The shopping links above this notice go to our own store, AAA Native Arts Gallery, Ketanëtuwit (Kitanitowit) means “Great Spirit” in the Lenape language, and is the Lenape name for the Creator God. Johnson had become wealthy as a trader and acquired thousands of acres of land in the Mohawk River Valley from the Iroquois Mohawk of New York.[54]. In hot weather both men and women wore only loin cloth and skirt respectively, while they used beaver pelts or bear skins to serve as winter mantles. Repsher, Donald R. "Indian Place Names in Bucks County." Women cultivated varieties of maize, squash and beans, and did most of the fieldwork, processing and cooking of food. They exchanged these furs for Dutch and, from the late 1630s, also Swedish imports. The Lenape, when first encountered by Europeans, were a loose association of related peoples who spoke similar languages and shared familial bonds in an area known as Lenapehoking,[1] the Lenape traditional territory, which spanned what is now eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Lower New York, and eastern Delaware. Our logo is a modernistic impression of the famous Lenni Lenape Turtle. The Lenape (English: or ), also called the Lenni Lenape and the Delaware, are an indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands, who live in Canada and the United States. The illustration is titled, "The Heart-Hand of Greeting," and dipicts, in a historical reconstruction, such a handshake taking place between the Lenape Chief Idquoqueywon and William Penn, at Perkasie, in present Pennsylvania. "[22], Linear Measure - There were a number of linear measures which were used. Lenape stories featuring Nanabush were probably originally about Moskim/Tschimammus, or else may actually be Chippewa stories mistaken for Lenape ones. It incudes information on their homes and buildings, food, clothing, and their tools. Surviving residents fled to the north. This includes only Lenape documented in history. The explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano was greeted by local Lenape who came by canoe, after his ship entered what is now called Lower New York Bay. The mask on the Lenni Lenape flag is divided vertically into black and red halves. Unrecognized Lenape organizations in Idaho and Kansas have petitioned the United States federal government for recognition.[83]. Over a period of 176 years, European settlers pushed the Lenape out of the East Coast and Ohio and pressed them to move further west. In addition, both tribes practiced adopting young captives from warfare into their tribes and assimilating them as full tribal members. In the 21st century, most Lenape now reside in Oklahoma, with some communities living also in Wisconsin and Ontario. The Lenni Lenape believed the great spirit Kishelemukong, also called Kitanitowit, created the world. [citation needed] On the other hand, The New American Book of Indians points out that competition, trade, and wary relations were far more common than outright warfare—but both larger societies had traditions of 'proving' (blooding) new (or young) warriors by 'counting coup' on raids into another tribes territories. Their autonym is also spelled Lennape or Lenapi, in Unami Lënape and in Munsee Lunaapeew meaning "the people." 6. version 1.1 October 2000 Dutch settlers also founded a colony at present-day Lewes, Delaware on June 3, 1631 and named it Zwaanendael (Swan Valley). This is a social studies quiz covering the Lenni-Lenape Native Americans. English colonists named the Delaware River for the first governor of the Province of Virginia, Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, whose title was ultimately derived from French. Mëxaxkuk (Maxa’xâk) – Underwater horned serpent common to the legends of most Algonquian tribes. The Lenape were largely a sedentary people who occupied campsites seasonally, which gave them relatively easy access to the small game that inhabited the region: fish, birds, shellfish and deer. A court dispute followed over whether the sale included rights for the Delaware as citizens within the Cherokee Nation. [9] Upon reaching adulthood, a Lenape male would marry outside of his clan,[9] a practice known by ethnographers as, "exogamy". [64], Many Delaware participated in the exploration of the western United States, working as trappers with the mountain men, and as guides and hunters for wagon trains. portions of Western Connecticut up to the latitude of the Massachusetts corner of today's boundaries—making the eastern bounds of their influence, thence their region extended: Acrelius, Israel. By the time of the arrival of Europeans, the Lenape were cultivating fields of vegetation through the slash and burn technique. The mask, represents Mesingw, the "Masked Spirit" of traditional Lenape legend . Some people (especially non-Natives) have begun associating Mesingw with Bigfoot recently, but this is not a traditional view– many Native American tribes do indeed have sasquatch/hairy man legends but the Lenape Mask Spirit is not one of them. As such, a person's mother's brothers (the person's matrilineal uncles) played a large role in his or her life as they shared the same clan lineage. In 1778, Killbuck permitted American soldiers to traverse Delaware territory so that the soldiers could attack Fort Detroit. As a result, the court granted the Commonwealth's motion to dismiss. For other Native American peoples from present-day Delaware, see, Indigenous people originally from Lenapehoking, now the Mid-Atlantic United States, Description of the Lenape peoples (Delaware nations) historic territories inside the, One big cultural change occurred during the, Both the Iroquois and Susquehannocks had trade relations with Europeans and access to extensive river systems hosting beaver colonies—the most coveted furs for Europeans. [35] Women would wear their hair long, usually below the hip, while men kept only a small “round crest, of about 2 inches in diameter”. [61][62] Wood (and earlier settlers) often misinterpreted the Indian use of place names for identity as indicating their names for "tribes.". [9][a] Ethnicity seems to have mattered little to the Lenape and many other "tribes". The tribes' cabins and cornfields were spread out along the James River and Wilsons Creek. They served as army guides and scouts in events such as the Second Seminole War, Frémont's expeditions, and the conquest of California during the Mexican–American War. Denke, and Albert Anthony. By then living mostly in the Ohio Country, the Lenape supplied the Continental Army with warriors and scouts in exchange for food supplies and security. The Lenape (English: /ləˈnɑːpi/ or /ˈlɛnəpi/),[7] also called the Leni Lenape,[8] Lenni Lenape and Delaware people,[9] are an indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands, who live in the United States and Canada. Europeans often tried to contract for land with the tribal chiefs, confusing their culture with that of neighboring tribes such as the Iroquois. His actions helped save the fort, but the Americans abandoned it in August 1779. A destructive, often evil being usually in opposition to Ketanëtuwit. Sagundai volunteered to carry the message through some 2,200 kilometres of hostile territory. Ketanëtuwit (Kitanitowit) means “Great Spirit” in the Lenape language, and is the Lenape name for the Creator God.He is sometimes also referred to as Kishelëmukonkw, which literally means “Creator,” or as Kanshë-Pàhtàmàwas, which means “great god.”. Alternately, lënu may be translated as "man." The Delaware Tribe of Indians were required to purchase land from the reservation of the Cherokee Nation; they made two payments totaling $438,000. [citation needed], Other Indian communities, especially the Wyandot, the Mingo, the Munsee, the Shawnee, and the Wolf Clan of the Delaware, favored the British. [citation needed], In May, the Lenape planted kidney beans near the maize plants; the latter served as props for the climbing bean vines. After the Creation of the earth, the Mysterious One covered it with a blue roof. [citation needed] The two groups were sometimes bitter enemies since before recorded history, but intermarriage occurred — and recent scholarship exists saying that both groups have an oral history suggesting they jointly came east together and displaced the mound builders culture. Mahtantu (Matantu,  Manëtu ) – The spirit  of death. Some Lenape polities eventually retaliated by attacking Pennsylvania settlements. - Yellow Trees)", "The Lenape Talking Dictionary | Detailed Entry View - turtle clan", "The Lenape Talking Dictionary | Detailed Entry View - Fowl (Turkey) clan of the Lenape", "Official Site of the Delaware Tribe of Indians » Pahsahëman — The Lenape Indian Football Game", http://www.mariminato.com/en/insitu/2016/lenapes_4.php#main-info, The Family Hunting Territory and Lenape Political Organization, Colonialism and the Discursive Antecedents of Penn's Treaty with the Indians, "Delaware Tribe regains federal recognition", "Delaware Tribe of Indians’ federal recognition restored", "Delaware Indians may use land donated by couple as burial ground", https://web.archive.org/web/20131203011343/http://www.lenapenation.org/main.html, Lenape (Southern Unami) Talking Dictionary, "Delaware. They are also called Delaware Indians and their historical territory included present-day New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River watershed, New York City, western Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley. Clan Symbols: These represent the three clans of the Lenape: Turtle, Wolf and Turkey. The Penns and their supporters tried to present this draft as a legitimate deed. [74], In September 2000 the Delaware Nation of Oklahoma received 11.5 acres of land in Thornbury Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.[77]. The term "Delaware" was used by the English, who named the people for their territory by the Delaware River. The Lenape have a matrilineal clan system and historically were matrilocal. The mother's eldest brother was more significant as a mentor to the male children than was their father, who was generally of another clan. [citation needed], In 1763 Bill Hickman, Lenape, warned English colonists in the Juniata River region of an impending attack. Based on the historical record of the mid-17th century, it has been estimated that most Lenape polities consisted of several hundred people[44] but it is conceivable that some had been considerably larger prior to close contact, given the wars between the Susquehannocks and the Iroquois,[10] both of whom were armed by the Dutch fur traders, while the Lenape were at odds with the Dutch and so lost that particular arms race.[10]. The Lenni Lenape were great communicators and were the first Native American Nation to sign a treaty with the United States in 1778. Because the extinguishment occurred prior to the passage of the first Indian Nonintercourse Act in 1790, that Act did not avail the Delaware. The Delaware had this decision overturned in 1996, when they were recognized by the federal government as a separate tribal nation. Centered on the seal is a traditional Delaware mask. [33] The success of these methods allowed the tribe to maintain a larger population than nomadic hunter-gatherers could support. In the days of the old men, far to the north there lived a nation with many villages. The American colonists had Fort Pitt (present-day Pittsburgh) and the British, along with Indian allies, controlled the area of Fort Detroit (in present-day Michigan). Those Lenape sympathetic to the United States remained at Coshocton, and Lenape leaders signed the Treaty of Fort Pitt (1778) with the American colonists. Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1895. Lenni Lenape (Delaware Indian) Symbol . Deer hair, dyed a deep scarlet, as well as plumes of feathers, were favorite components of headdresses and breast ornaments for males. Small units of measure were the distance from the thumb and first finger and Distance from first finger to pit of elbow. A peace treaty was negotiated between the newly arriving English and Lenape at what is now known as Penn Treaty Park. "[14], William Penn, who first met the Lenape in 1682, stated that the Unami used the following words: "mother" was anna, "brother" was isseemus, "friend" was netap. The Delaware remained friendly after Texas won its independence. Reynolds). Near the center of the seal is a traditional Delaware mask divided red on the left and black on the right. When Sagundai returned to his own people in present-day Kansas, they celebrated his exploits with the last war and scalp dances of their history, which were held at Edwardsville, Kansas. They painted their skin skirts or decorated them with porcupine quills. Penn instructed his fellow Englishmen: "If one asks them for anything they have not, they will answer, mattá ne hattá, which to translate is, 'not I have,' instead of 'I have not. [57], The Treaty of Easton, signed in 1758 between the Lenape and the Anglo-American colonists, required the Lenape to move westward, out of present-day New York and New Jersey and into Pennsylvania, then Ohio and beyond. The court held that the justness of the extinguishment of aboriginal title is nonjusticiable, including in the case of fraud. The missionaries established several missions, including Gnadenhutten, Lichtenau, and Schoenbrunn. They also harvested vast quantities of fish and shellfish from the bays of the area,[32] and, in southern New Jersey, harvested clams year-round. In the suit titled "The Delaware Nation v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania" the plaintiffs acting as the successor in interest and political continuation of the Lenni Lenape and of Lenape Chief "Moses" Tundy Tatamy, claimed aboriginal and fee title to the 315 acres of land located in Forks Township in Northampton County, near the town of Tatamy, Pennsylvania. [47] The colony had a short life, as in 1632 a local band of Lenape killed the 32 Dutch settlers after a misunderstanding escalated over Lenape defacement of the insignia of the Dutch West India Company. Men also practiced hunting and the harvesting of seafood. After the lands were allotted in 160-acre (650,000 m²) lots to tribal members in 1907, the government sold "surplus" land to non-Indians. Modern scientific scholarship has shown that two linguistic groups representing two Algonquian cultural identities lived on the island, not "13 individual tribes" as asserted by Wood. Colonel Brodhead convinced the militia to leave the Lenape at the Moravian mission villages unmolested, since they were unarmed non-combatants. Archaeological excavations have found Lenape burials that included identifiably ethnic Iroquois remains interred along with those of Lenape. Mitchell, S. H. Internet Archive The Indian Chief, Journeycake. The United States Army was to enforce their rights to reservation land after the Indian Agent had both posted a public notice warning trespassers and served written notice on them, a process generally considered onerous. As the Delaware were not considered United States citizens, they had no access to the courts and no way to enforce their property rights. The next Texan President, Mirabeau B. Lamar, completely opposed all Indians. Lindestrom, Peter. [49] After the warfare, the Lenape referred to the Susquehannock as "uncles." Pronunciation of Lenape with 3 audio pronunciations, 1 meaning, 4 translations, 20 sentences and more for Lenape. The tribe's common name Delaware is not of Native American origin. Most Delaware formally joined the British after the American withdrawal from Fort Laurens. [9], Lenape practiced companion planting, in which women cultivated many varieties of the "Three Sisters:" maize, beans, and squash. [citation needed] The Moravians accompanied Lenape relocations to Ohio and Canada, continuing their missionary work. The Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of Lenape history and culture. Lenni Lenape (Delaware Indian) Symbol. This material is based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Numbers 0214422, 1064636 & 1562883 In compliance with FTC guidelines, please assume the following about all links on this website that are outbound links: Since I share products and services I use and love with my readers, assume that I may receive a small commision if you buy something or subscribe to a service from a link on this website (at no additional cost to you). The people were primarily sedentary rather than nomadic; they moved to seasonal campsites for particular purposes such as fishing and hunting. Sporadically they continued to raid European-American settlers from far outside the area. Trying to raise money, they contemplated ways to sell Lenape land to colonial settlers. In 1859 the US forced the remaining Delaware to remove from Texas to a location on the Washita River in the vicinity of present Anadarko, Oklahoma. Weslager. After the end of the war, however, Anglo-American settlers continued to kill Lenape, often to such an extent that the historian Amy Schutt writes the dead since the wars outnumbered those killed during the war. For example, over a decade, the Susquehannocks, who'd allied with, The European explorers, traders and missionary penetrating past the Alleghenies in the mid-17th century all report the, Day, Gordon M. "The Indian as an Ecological Factor in the Northeastern Forests. Wemategunis (Matekanis) – Magical little people of the forest, like sprites or dwarves. By agnowlegde past injustices we can grow into a better America. The Lenape Talking Dictionary is the ultimate resource for learning Lenape, the Native American language of the Delaware Tribe of Indians. The Lenni Lenape flag is white and bears the tribal seal in the center. An answer key has been added. A third group of Lenape, many of them converted Christian Munsees, lived in several mission villages run by Moravians. Their dire situation was exacerbated by losses from intertribal conflicts. New Amsterdam was founded in 1624 by the Dutch in what would later become New York City. [4] Their historical territory included present-day New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River watershed, New York City, western Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley. Their descendants live on three Indian reserves in Western Ontario, Canada. [65][66][67] Occasionally, they played surprising roles as Indian allies. The first recorded European contact with people presumed to have been the Lenape was in 1524. They had permanent, seasonal settlements with social and political organizations. Discover (and save!) [citation needed]. Within one generation, Penn’s own sons cheated the Lenni-Lenape out of thousands of miles of land, but the legend continued to grow, popularized by paintings such as Benjamin West’s William Penn’s Treaty with the Indians. The settlers had been sponsored by the Susquehanna Company.[58]. Crazy Jack (Wehixamukes, Kupahweese) Human trickster figure, notable for foolishness and laziness, but usually escaping serious peril through moments of intuitive wisdom and good luck. His new colony effectively displaced many Lenape and forced others to adapt to new cultural demands. Hoffecker, Carol E., Richard Waldron, Lorraine E. Williams, and Barbara E. Benson (editors). Smithsonian Institution—Handbook of North American Indians series: Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace, 1999, p.5, Lenni Lenape Original Settlers, Matawan Journal, June 27 1957, Page 12, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (. Many Lenape at Coshocton eventually joined the war against the Americans. The name Lenni Lenape, also Leni Lenape and Lenni Lenapi, comes from their autonym, Lenni, which may mean "genuine, pure, real, original," and Lenape, meaning "real person" or "original person"[11] (cf. Thunder Beings are dangerous spirits who sometimes kill people with their powers, but they are also sworn enemies of the horned serpents and sometimes rescue people from those monsters. They are all located in Southwestern Ontario. In 1848, John Conner (Delaware) guided the Chihuahua-El Paso Expedition and was granted a league of land by a special act of the Texas legislature in 1853. This gave them access to firearms and made them militarily powerful. The expeditions of the map maker Randolph B. Marcy through West Texas in 1849, 1852, and 1854 were guided by Black Beaver (Delaware). They are descendants of those Lenape of Ohio Country who sided with the British during the Revolutionary War. [24], The Lenape practiced large-scale agriculture to augment a mobile hunter-gatherer society in the regions around the Delaware River. See more ideas about Lenni, Native american, Native american indians. The British planned to attack Fort Laurens in early 1779 and demanded that the neutral Delawares formally side with the British. On top of this kinship terms commonly used by European settlers had very different meanings to the Lenape: “fathers” did not have the same direct parental control as in Europe, “brothers” could be a symbol of equality but could also be interpreted as one’s parallel cousins, “cousins” were interpreted as only cross-cousins, etc. [45] The Lenape and Susquehannocks fought a war in the middle of the 17th century that left the Delaware a tributary state even as the Susquehannocks had defeated the Province of Maryland between 1642-50s.[46]. [22] If the ball was picked up by a woman, she could not be tackled by the men, although men could attempt to dislodge the ball. Killbuck resented his grandfather for allowing the Moravians to remain in the Ohio territory. Brinton, Daniel G., C.F. [50] Lenape population fell sharply during this period, due to high fatalities from epidemics of infectious diseases carried by Europeans, such as measles and smallpox, to which they had no natural immunity. De Valinger, Leon, Jr. and C.A. (For etymology of the surname, see Earl De La Warr§Etymology.) Agricultural land was managed by women and allotted according to the subsistence needs of their extended families. When The American Revolution began, Killbuck found his people caught between the English in the West and the Americans in the East. Delaware (Lenni-Lenapi) Legends. How to say Lenape in English? His children, however, would not belong to the Turkey Clan, but to the mother's clan. They quickly adopted European metal tools for this task. Native American Spirituality Native American Tribes Native American History Indian Symbols Indian Tribes Mayan Symbols Viking Symbols Egyptian Symbols Viking Runes. Lenni Lenape Word List 334996.indd 994996.indd 99 99/29/2015 6:13:16 PM/29/2015 6:13:16 PM. The Americans agreed and built Fort Laurens, which they garrisoned. Relations between some Lenape and Minqua polities briefly turned sore in the late 1620s and early 1630s, but were relatively peaceful most of the time. [citation needed] Other methods of hunting included lassoing and drowning deer, as well as forming a circle around prey and setting the brush on fire. Matthias Baldwin Park . '"[15], At the time of first European contact, a Lenape person would have identified primarily with his or her immediate family and clan, friends, and/or village unit; then with surrounding and familiar village units. According to historian Steven Harper, what followed was a "convoluted sequence of deception, fraud, and extortion orchestrated by the Pennsylvania government that is commonly known as the Walking Purchase. The flag of the Lenni Lenape (Oklahoma) is white with the tribal seal in red, white, and black. During the Beaver Wars in the first half of the 17th century, European colonists were careful to keep firearms from the coastally located Delaware,[9] while rival Iroquoian peoples such as the Susquehannocks and Confederation of the Iroquois became comparatively well armed. The Lenape's quick adoption of trade goods, and their desire to trap furs to meet high European demand, resulted in their disastrous over-harvesting of the beaver population in the lower Hudson Valley. After 1819, they removed to Wisconsin, under pressure from state and local governments. Underwater Panthers – Powerful mythological creatures something like a cross between a cougar and a dragon. While the dispute was unsettled, the Curtis Act of 1898 dissolved tribal governments and ordered the allotment of communal tribal lands to individual households of members of tribes. the tercentenary edition of WILLIAM PENN'S OWN ACCOUNT OF THE LENNI LENAPE OR DELAWARE INDIANS, ed. 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