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Lenape Culture: An Introduction to American Indian Life in New Jersey

May 20, 2015

The Lenape occupied New Jersey, southeastern New York, eastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware at the time of European exploration and colonization. This lecture presents a variety of authentic artifacts, crafts and clothing to explain Lenape daily life, beliefs, history and creative expression. It also explains the special relationships between the people, the animals and the forest preceding contact with Europeans. The speaker, of Cherokee heritage, can make her presentation in American Indian attire.

Beverly A. Friend, Protégé of James Lone Bear Revey, American Indian Council of New Jersey.

Funded project of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.  The New Jersey Council for the Humanities is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Time: 7:30 pm

Contact: New Jersey Council for the Humanities Phone: (609) 695-4838
Strauss Mansion
27 Prospect Circle
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716-1310
United States
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