Lenape Culture: An Introduction to American Indian Life in New Jersey
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
Program available in Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties.