University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Tina Pierce Fragoso

Recruiting Native American Students to Penn

By: Tina Pierce Fragoso

When I was eight years old I marched on the Bridgeton, New Jersey, courthouse wearing a homemade t-shirt that said, “I’m a little Nanticoke Lenni- Lenape Indian and proud of it.” This protest in 1981 was a critical moment in my tribe’s quest for state recognition, which occurred a year later. My parents held leadership […]