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  Delaware
At the second Treaty of Lancaster (1748) with the Iroquois, Shawnee, and Delaware, the governor of Pennsylvania urged the Iroquois to "remove the petticoat" from the Delaware and restore the Ohio tribes to the covenant chain as a barrier against the French.
The 1,000 Delaware in Indiana had no doubt what the outcome would be of a confrontation with the State of Indiana and, at the St. Marys Treaty in October, 1818, ceded their Indiana lands and agreed to move west of the Mississippi.
Delaware hunting parties were attacked: by Santee Sioux near Des Moines, Iowa in 1841; Sioux and Cheyenne on the Smokey Hill River in Kansas in 1845; and by Sioux on the upper Platte in 1852.
www.tolatsga.org /dela.html   (16672 words)

  
  Delaware Tribe   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Delaware tribe was first encountered by Europeans in 1620 living along the Delaware River in and around present-day Vernon, New Jersey, as well as in New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
One part of the tribe, known as Registered Delaware, came from their Kansas reservation in 1867 and settled with the Cherokee along the Caney River.
The other tribe, federally recognized as a separate legal entity, was associated with the Caddo and Wichita tribes in West Texas and in 1859 came to the Washita River in Indian Territory.
www.ci.lucas.tx.us /history_of_lucas/delaware_tribe.htm   (383 words)

  
  Delaware Indian Tribe History
To the more remote Algonquian tribes they, together with all their cognate tribes along the coast far up into New England, were known as Wapanaehki, 'easterners,' or 'eastern land people,' a term which appears also as a specific tribal designation in the form of Abnaki.
The Lenape, or Delaware proper, were composed of 3 principal tribes, treated by Morgan as phratries, viz: Munsee, Unami, and Unalachtigo (q.
The Delaware, being now within reach of the French and backed by the western tribes, asserted their independence of the Iroquois, and in the subsequent wars up to the treaty of Greenville in 1795 showed themselves the most determined opponents of the advancing whites.
www.accessgenealogy.com /native/tribes/delaware/delawarehist.htm   (762 words)

  
 "Wild Horse". Native American Art & History. Native people tribe. Delaware
Delaware Location Originally in 1600, the Delaware River Valley from Cape Henlopen, Delaware north to include the west side of the lower Hudson Valley in southern New York.
The Delaware were not migratory and appear to have occupied their homeland for thousands of years before the coming of the Europeans.
Following a legal battle covering almost 20 years, the Delaware, who were the first tribe to sign a treaty with the United States, have just been successful in reversing this decision and regaining federal recognition as a separate tribe, the Delaware Tribe of Indians.
www.american-native-art.com /publication/delaware/delaware.html   (925 words)

  
 Delaware State Park
Delaware State Park rests in the midst of the fertile agricultural till plains of Delaware County.
Delaware Lake was created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the construction of a flood control dam in 1951.
Delaware Wildlife Area offers 4,670 acres managed by the ODNR Division of Wildlife for public hunting and fishing.
www.dnr.state.oh.us /parks/parks/delaware.htm   (1022 words)

  
 Eastern Oklahoma History
Residing on another tribe's land was not new to the Delaware; during their removals to the west, the tribe was first invited by the Wyandot to reside on their lands in Ohio, and then the Piankashaw and the Miami to reside on their lands in Indiana.
On 8 April 1867, the Delaware entered a formal contract with the Cherokee in Washington, D.C. for the purchase of a quantity of land east of the 96 degree west longitudinal for the use of the Delaware Tribe pursuant to Article 4 of the Delaware Treaty and Article 15 of the Cherokee Treaty.
In 1833, the Delawares declined a Cherokee invitation to attend a council to discuss the formation of such a confederacy; the Delaware council was apparently suspicious of the Cherokee, and feared the Cherokee would be hostile to the United States and to the Delaware representatives.
www.lenapedelawarehistory.net /mirror/eoklahist.htm   (10699 words)

  
 Lenape Language and the Delaware Indian Tribe (Lenapé, Unami, Unalachtigo, Lenni Lenape Indians)
Language: Lenapé or Unami Delaware is an Algonquian language originally spoken in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
There are no fully fluent speakers of Lenape Delaware anymore, but the younger generation of Lenapes has undergone a resurgence of interest in reviving the Delaware language.
Southern Delaware or Nanticoke, last spoken in the mid-1800's, and Munsee Delaware, still spoken by elders in Ontario, are considered distinct languages by most linguists because the different groups of Delawares could not easily understand each other.
www.native-languages.org /lenape.htm   (600 words)

  
 Lawrence chamber-Delaware tribe meet in secret for casino presentation : ICT [2000/11/01]
The Delaware upped their ante by offering to build a convention center for the city of Lawrence and Pace said that even though the tribe doesn't have to pay all taxes collected in the area, it will.
Projecting an influx of Delaware people to the Lawrence area, a source close to the tribe said the Delaware Housing Authority is considering the possibility of a housing project in the Lawrence area.
The tribe sees the whole concept as a win-win proposition for both the Delaware and the city of Lawrence, but understands there will be questions from Lawrence residents, Pace said.
www.indiancountry.com /content.cfm?id=573   (1344 words)

  
 No. 04-1368: Delaware Tribe of Indians v. Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma - Opposition
For instance, the Delaware Tribe over the years maintained a functioning government in the form of a Business Committee and a general council, and the Tribe in 1958 formalized its government in by laws approved by the Department of the Interior.
The Court reasoned, inter alia, that the Kansas Delawares had severed their tribal relations, and, unlike the Delaware Tribe and the Absentee Dela wares, were not a distinct and recognized tribal entity.
She believed that the majority "unnecessarily denigrates the contrary position of the Delaware Tribe and the Department of Interior, which rely on the long and proud history of the Delaware Tribe's relations with the federal government to argue that the Tribe maintained its tribal sovereignty." Id. at 26a.
www.usdoj.gov /osg/briefs/2005/0responses/2004-1368.resp.html   (2204 words)

  
 Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma
Two major areas of concern were identified by the Delaware Tribe Executive Committee as environmental priorities.
Clean water considerations were initially emphasized, as the Delaware Tribal Environmental Program was given authority through the Wichita, Caddo, Delaware Confederation to actively pursue investigation of water quality, preservation of native plants and wetland areas, and testing of surface water and individual water wells.
Delaware Tribal Environmental staff attended a number of technical training sessions at Haskell Indian Nations University.
www.ecc.ksu.edu /CHSR/outreach/tosnac/sites/delaware.html   (298 words)

  
 Lawrence chamber-Delaware tribe meet in secret for casino presentation : ICT [2000/11/01]
The Delaware upped their ante by offering to build a convention center for the city of Lawrence and Pace said that even though the tribe doesn't have to pay all taxes collected in the area, it will.
Projecting an influx of Delaware people to the Lawrence area, a source close to the tribe said the Delaware Housing Authority is considering the possibility of a housing project in the Lawrence area.
The tribe sees the whole concept as a win-win proposition for both the Delaware and the city of Lawrence, but understands there will be questions from Lawrence residents, Pace said.
indiancountry.com /content.cfm?id=573   (1344 words)

  
 Delaware Tribe, Gillmann Group Start Land Into Trust Application With Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Delaware Tribe is proposing to share more than $11 million in the first year with local governments and the state would receive more than $28 million that first year.
The Delaware were one of the first tribes to come in contact with Europeans in the 17th century and to sign a treaty with the United States, which occurred in 1778.
But, that designation ("landless Tribe") is now a major factor in the Delaware's ability to return to their last reservation (Bonner Springs) and seek property to be placed into trust for the purpose of gaming.
www.advfn.com /news_delaware-tribe--gillmann-group-start-land-into-trust-application-with-bureau-of-_7448031.html   (1028 words)

  
 "the People's Paths!" NAIIP News Path! - Delaware Tribe Receives Language Grant   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Delaware Tribe of Indians in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, is pleased to announce, that the Lenape Language Project has received a three-year language preservation grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Delaware Tribal members Janifer Brown and Nicky Kay Michael are also working on the language project.
Oklahoma-based Delaware tribe, the language is historically important.
www.yvwiiusdinvnohii.net /News2002/0211/Delaware021126LanguageGrant.htm   (480 words)

  
 Delaware (Lenape) Tribe of Indians: Homepage
The name DELAWARE was given to the people who lived along the Delaware River, and the river in turn was named after Lord de la Warr, the governor of the Jamestown colony.
The Delaware were called the "Grandfather" tribe because we were respected by other tribes as peacemakers since we often served to settle disputes among rival tribes.
Small contingents of Delawares fled to Canada during a time of extreme persecution and today occupy two reserves in Ontario (The Delaware Nation at Moraviantown and The Munsee-Delaware Nation).
www.delawaretribeofindians.nsn.us   (660 words)

  
 Delaware (people)/Lenape
Native North American tribe of the Algonquian linguistic family and of the Eastern Woodlands culture area, originally residing in what are now the states of New Jersey, New York (Staten Island, Manhattan, and western Long Island), Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania.
A Delaware chief, together with his advisers and the tribe's elders, selected the new chief among those who were eligible, based on matrilineal descent.
The Delawares were allies of the French until British traders moved into the Ohio country around A.D. The French pushed the British out of Ohio and the Delawares were forced to be allies of the French again until the British victory in the French and Indian War.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/nativeamericans/delaware.htm   (1507 words)

  
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It contends that the district court erred in ruling that the Delaware Tribe is a necessary and indispensable party that cannot be joined because it has sovereign immunity.
In 1866, the Delawares entered into a new treaty under which their land in Kansas would be sold to a railroad company and the United States would find new land for them in the Indian Territory, which is now the State of Oklahoma.
And the said tribe thus settled shall also pay [2] into the national fund a sum of money, to be agreed on by the respective parties, not greater in proportion to the whole existing national fund...
www.cherokeeobserver.org /1998/jul/delaware.html   (870 words)

  
 Examiner-Enterprise   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Tribe moved repeatedly at the request of the United States to accommodate the westward movement of the settlers in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The Cherokee Nation sued the Department of the Interior in the Federal District Court, where the decision of the assistant secretary to restore recognition to the Delaware Tribe was upheld by the court as a proper exercise of the secretary’s authority.
On March 11, 2005 the Delaware received formal notice from the Bureau of Indian Affairs stating that all Delaware funding from the Department of the Interior was to be terminated.
www.examiner-enterprise.com /articles/2006/08/16/news/1975.txt   (930 words)

  
 Native American Indians - not all braids are alike   (Site not responding. Last check: )
What most people don't know is that certain tribes had their own traditions when it came to hair.
In the Quapaw Tribe, women who were married wore their hair down loose while single women wore their hair in braids.
Delaware and Lenapes Indian women wore their hair in very long braids, often believed to never have had a haircut.
www.indians.org /articles/braids.html   (363 words)

  
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The Tribe could not overcome the Blue Hens 54.8 percent shooting from the floor and 12, 3-point field goals.
Delaware jumped out to the early lead thanks to a driving 3-point play from Herb Courtney on the opening possession of the game.
Delaware finished the half, scoring nine of the final 11 points all on 3-pointers to take a 13-point lead into the locker room.
www.tribeathletics.com /story.php/5323   (612 words)

  
 Kansas Delaware
Most of the Delawares on the Kansas reservation accepted these conditions and moved to Oklahoma, where they were gradually assimilated for most purposes into the Cherokee Nation, and were permitted to share equally with the Cherokees in the general funds of that tribe.
The omission of the catchall provision from Pub.
Townsend, the chairman of the Delaware Tribal Business Committee (Cherokee Delaware) and one of the principal witnesses before Congress urging the adoption of a distribution scheme utilizing only the 1906 and 1940 rolls, testified in the course of this litigation that he was unaware of the existence of the Kansas Delawares.
lenapedelawarehistory.net /mirror/kansasdelaware.htm   (10288 words)

  
 Federal Recognition for Delaware
The tribe's federal recognition was terminated in 1979 by the BIA in agreement with the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
Notice is hereby given that the Delaware Tribe of Indians is a tribal entity recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by virtue of its status as an Indian tribe.
The comment from the Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma states that the treaties and agreements between the Delaware Nation and the United States, and the Cherokee Nation and the United States must be examined with precision, and that the final determination must address the issues of Delaware sovereignty rather than being a political determination.
www.thepeoplespaths.net /articles/delrecog.htm   (1575 words)

  
 Delaware Indian Tribe
The name Delaware is of English origin, coming from the voyage of Lord Delaware to the Delaware River region.
Heckewelder is the best authority, and he says it means "original, pure." The tribe always insisted that it was the original Indian tribe or people.
The Delaware composed in their own tongue, with the aid of hieroglyphics, the Walum Olum, a history of their tribe, and an account of its migrations.
www.kansasgenealogy.com /indians/delaware_indian_tribe.htm   (455 words)

  
 Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware Tribes
The reservation was confirmed to the Tribe as early as 1658 by the Governor, the Council, and the General Assembly of Virginia.
The Accohannock Indian Tribe is one of the oldest historical tribes in Maryland.
The Delaware were called the "Grandfather" tribe because we were respected by other tribes as peacemakers since we often served to settle disputes among rival tribes or The Delawares are called "Grandfathers" by the other Algonquian tribes because they believe them to be the oldest and original Algonquian nation.
www.ewebtribe.com /NACulture/easterntribes.htm   (4391 words)

  
 DFSCTA Service 3
The President of the Descendants of Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes Association, Ms Marilyn Vann, gave a presentation at the Tribal Council meeting in May during which she explained that the Cherokee Freedmen are currently denied citizenship in the Cherokee Nation.
The Delaware Tribe and the Shawnee Tribe were also reluctant to accept their new “Cherokee” status and have subsequently regained their federal recognition separate from the Cherokee Nation.
The Cherokee Nation argues that the Delaware Tribe should not be federally recognized because the Delaware are Cherokee citizens based on the current Cherokee tribal membership policy.
www.freedmen5tribes.com /Delaware.htm   (802 words)

  
 The Gillmann Group Proposing to Develop and Manage for the Delaware Tribe a $225 million Destination Resort and Casino ...
The Delaware Tribe, originally named the Lenni Lenape, is headquartered in Bartlesville, Okla. It includes more than 10,000 members who reside in Oklahoma and Kansas as well as California and Texas; at its peak, the tribe had nearly 20,000 members.
The Delaware were among the first tribes to come in contact with Europeans in the 17th Century and to sign a treaty with the United States in 1778.
However, the designation as a landless tribe contributes greatly to the ability of the Delaware Tribe to return to that area which was their last former reservation and seek property to be placed into trust for the purpose of gaming.
www.hotel-online.com /News/PR2004_1st/Mar04_BonnerSprings.html   (1009 words)

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