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Official Websites of Lenape/Delaware groups

Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania

Delaware Tribe of Indians (Oklahoma)

Delaware Nation (Oklahoma)

Eastern Delaware Nation

The Nanticoke Lenni Lenape Indians of New Jersey

Stockbridge-Munsee Community (Wisconsin)

Munsee Delaware First Nation (Ontario)

Munsee-Delaware Nation

Moravian of Thames Band (Ontario)

Ramapough Lenape Nation (New York and New Jersey)

The Piney-Lenape, "New Jersey's Forgotten People"

Powhatan Renape Nation

Kansas Delaware Tribe of Indians

Lenape Language Resources

Free Lenape Language Curriculum (scroll down)

Lenape-English dictionary

Talking Lenape Dictionary, Curriculum for purchase

Lenape Language Workshop at the University of Pennsylvania

Recommended Sites

News Coverage

"Exhibition Shows How Native American Tribe Survived." Reuters. December 1, 2008.

"Anthropologist, Football Star Among Rhodes Winners." AP. November 23, 2008. National & International Distribution.

"The Invisible People." The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine. Cover Story. Philadelphia, PA. September 18, 2008.

Featured on weekday and Sunday morning newscasts on Philadelphia ABC affiliate, WPVI-TV. Nov. 2008.

"'Fulfilling a Prophecy': The Public Return of the Eastern Lenape (Who Never Left)." Indian Country Today. Canastota, NY. September 26, 2008.

"Fulfilling a Prophecy at Penn Museum." WRTI-FM: 7:10. Radio Broadcast. Philadelphia, PA. September 20, 2008.

"One Undergrad Brings Lenape Culture to Life." The Daily Pennsylvanian. Cover Story. Philadelphia, PA. September 15, 2008.

"Lenape Nation Secrets Unveiled." The Courier-Post. Cherry Hill, NJ. September 14, 2008.

"Former Norristown Residents Co-Curates Exhibit at Penn Museum." Norristown Times Herald. Norristown, PA. September 12, 2008.

"New Exhibit at Penn Museum Tells Story of Lenape in Pa." KYW Newsradio 1060: 7:30. Radio Broadcast. September 8, 2008.

"It's Time to Explore." The Daily Pennsylvanian. Philadelphia, PA. Page 2. September 3, 2008.

"A Prophecy Fulfilled." The Pennsylvania Gazette. Philadelphia, PA. September/October 2008.

"Recognizing Pennsylvania's Native American Heritage." SAS Frontiers: Research and Scholarship in the School of Arts & Sciences. Philadelphia, PA. April 2008.

Recommended Books, Magazines, Journals

Seldin, Abigail, Robert Red Hawk Ruth and Shelley DePaul. "Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania." Expedition Magazine 50.2 (2008).

Minderhout, David and Andrea Frantz. "Invisible Indians: Native Americans in Pennsylvania." Human Organization 67.1 (2008): 61-67.

Kraft, Herbert C. The Lenape: Archaeology, History, and Ethnography. Newark, NJ: New Jersey Historical Society, 1986.

Minderhout, David J. and Andrea T. Frantz. Invisible Indians: Native Americans in Pennsylvania. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2008.

Richter, Daniel K. Native Americans' Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania History Studies ;. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania Historical Association, 2005.

Schutt, Amy C. Peoples of the River Valleys : The Odyssey of the Delaware Indians. Early American Studies. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007.

Weslager, C. A. The Delaware Indians: A History. New Brunswick, N.J.,: Rutgers University Press, 1990.