The Lenape-Delaware Heritage


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Written by Herbert C. Kraft. Copyright Lenape Lifeways, 2001.

The definitive study of the Lenape Indians of New Jersey and the surrounding region. Carefully researched, a major contribution to New Jersey culture history.

This long-awaited volume is the follow-up to Dr. Kraft’s first full-length study of the Indians of Lenapehoking (present-day New jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, southeastern New York State, and northern Delaware) from 10,000 BC to the present day, incorporating his earlier work along with a wealth of new information, photographs, maps, and illustrations. Written in non-technical language intended for the general reader, this book corrects many myths and mistakes, and presents new evidence concerning the origins, prehistory and lifeways of the group commonly called Lenape or Delaware Indians. The numerous illustrations help to visualize this 650-page text, and bibliography encompassing hundreds of references provides thorough documentation.

Hardbound, 670 pages.

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