Siconese Indians of Lewes, Delaware a historical account of a "great" Bayside Lenape tribe by C. A. Weslager

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Published by Lewes Historical Society in Lewes, DE .

Written in English

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  • Lewes (Del.)

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  • Delaware Indians -- History.,
  • Lewes (Del.) -- History.

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StatementC.A. Weslager.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.D2 W44 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1641651M
LC Control Number91195552

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Weslager. Format Book Published Lewes, DE: Lewes Historical Society, c Description 32 p.: ill. ; 23 cm. Notes Cover title. Includes bibliographical references. About Lewes West of Cape Henlopen, Lewes (LOO-is) was founded in by a group of settlers from Hoorn, Siconese Indians of Lewes.

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Long before it was dredged to create the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, the river there was named Hoerekill in Dutch. The Dutch word “hoere” means whore (hoeren in the plural).

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The Delaware Indians is the first comprehensive account of what happened to the main body of the Delaware Nation over the past three centuries. Weslager puts into perspective the important events in United States history in which the Delawares participated Cited by: The Delaware Tribe of Indians, formerly known as the Cherokee Delaware or the Eastern Delaware, based in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, is one of three federally recognized tribes of Delaware Indians in the United States, the others being with the Delaware Nation based in Anadarko, Oklahoma, and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community of Lenape or Delaware people live in Canada.

That site and this book are good places to begin to find out more about the Lenape or Delaware Indians. Read more. 5 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. EllenJay. out of 5 stars Good account of the Lenapes' traditional way of life. Reviewed in the United States on Octo /5(3).

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