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Delaware indians

Delve into the rich history and vibrant culture of the Delaware Indians. Discover fascinating insights into their traditions, art, and way of life. Join us on a journey to learn more about this fascinating Native American tribe.
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Today, Manhattan is one of the iconic locations of the United States of America. It is also the place where New York was born. However, the origins of Manhattan are often forgotten these days. Modern Manhattan's history is related to people who conquered many colonies – the Dutch.

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Katie Shea
"Women had knee- or calf-length wrap-around skirts and wore fur robes in winter, or a beautiful mantle made from turkey feathers. Ornaments of bone, shell and wampum were sometimes worn as necklaces, or on wrists and ankles."-from delawaretribe.org/blog Native American Indians, Native Americans, Clothes, Winter, Leggings, Indigenous Americans, American Indians, Native American, American Heritage

Men's Clothing Women's Clothing Bandolier Bag Lenape Feather Mantles or Capes, by Jim Rementer (PDF) Ceremonial Dress of the Delaware Man, by James H.Howard (PDF) Oklahoma Delaware Women's Dance Clothes, by Ty Stewart (PDF) Lenape Ribbonwork (PDF) Lenape Bags and Pouches (PDF) Lenape Beadwork (PDF) Clothing — When the Florentine navigator Giovanni da Verrazano first saw the Lenape along the East Coast in 1524 he wrote, These people are the most beautiful…

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Sue Lee
"Delaware Indians acting as scouts for the Federal army in the West. General Fremont, on taking command in the West in 1861, while he shrank from employing the Indians as soldiers, saw the advantage of using them as scouts, and for this purpose organized a band of them, selecting only the most reliable, robust and best characterized. They soon made their value known by the early intelligence they brought of the enemy's movements. Some of them were also employed by General Grant." —Leslie, 1896 Native American Indian Tribes, American Indian Culture, Native American Pictures, Delaware Indians, Eastern Woodlands Indians, Woodland Indians, Kemet Egypt, Indian Scout, Native North Americans

“Delaware Indians acting as scouts for the Federal army in the West. General Fremont, on taking command in the West in 1861, while he shrank from employing the Indians as soldiers, saw the advantage of using them as scouts, and for this purpose organized a band of them, selecting only the most reliable, robust and best characterized. They soon made their value known by the early intelligence they brought of the enemy’s movements. Some of them were also employed by General Grant.” —Leslie…

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Anna Passenier_Maagleijn