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  • n. Plural form of Lenape.

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Examples

  • The 100 or so Lenapes who elected to stay in New Jersey were sent to live at Brotherton, one of America's first reservations at Indian Mills in Burlington County.

    History of American Women

  • In 1638, at nearly ninety years of age, Chief Oratam presented Sarah Kiersted with 2,260 acres of land, extending from the Hackensack River to Overpeck Creek, demonstrating his high regard for the Dutch woman who had honored the Lenapes by learning their language and devoting herself to their interests.

    History of American Women

  • Yes, they gotta kick back part of the profits to the Lenapes, but it all comes out of their half of the sandwich.

    The Deed

  • Ojibways (Chippeways), Wyandots (Hurons), and Kickapoos, who lived in the vicinity of the upper lakes; the Delawares (Loups or Lenapes) and the Shawanoes, who had their villages on the Ohio and its tributary rivers, especially on the Muskingkum and the Scioto; the Sauks or Saks, who encamped on the Wisconsin; the Senecas, who lived not far from the

    Canada

  • The Lenapes wish to go to the land of the rising sun; why should their path be shut up? their course is over a great river; why should it be made red with the blood of either nation?

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • This report of the spies increased the fears and dissatisfaction of the Lenapes to such a height, that part agreed to remain in the lands in which they then were, and not to attempt to cross the river occupied by so many hostile warriors.

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • The Lenapes, having obeyed the orders of the Wahconda, set out on their march.

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • Lenapes chose those which received the beams of the warm suns of the south.

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • So one band, the strongest of the Lenapes, remained beyond the

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • "The Lenapes shall overcome, when they have obtained the great war medicine."

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

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