Rev. Dr. John Norwood, Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape at La Convivencia, November 7, 2020

If you missed hearing Rev. Dr. Norwood discuss the history and current life of New Jersey’s Native American Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape tribe, click here for a video of the presentation and here for information about La Convivencia.

Rev. Norwood shared a number of resources for further information.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Website

Online Museum

1st Light Mission

NJ Commission on American Indian Affairs 

Recommended Fiction For Children and Youth:

By the River 1682, Leslie Rush

Little Bear Builds a Wigwam, Sherman Stoltzfus

The Indians of New Jersey: Dickon Among the Lenapes, M.R. Harrinton

The Legend of the Cape May Diamond, Trinka Hakes Noble

Recommended Non-Fiction and History Books:

A Delaware Indian Symposium, Herbert Kraft

A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Gladys Tantaquidgeon

A Study of the Delaware Indian Big House Ceremony, Frank G. Speck

David Zeisberger’s History of Northern American Indians, Rev. David Zeisberberger

Delaware’s Forgotten Folk: The Story of the Moors and Nanticokes, C. A. Weslager

Eastern Shore Indians of Virginia and Maryland, Helen C. Rountree and Thomas E.Davidson

History, Manners, and Customs of the Indian Nations Who Once Inhabited Pennsylvania and the Neighboring States, John Heckenwelder

Legends of the Delaware Indians and Picture Writing, Richard C. Adams

Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn, Jean R. Soderlund

 Memoirs of Rev. David Brainerd, Based on the Life of Brainerd, Prepared by Jonathan Edwards, D.D. and Afterwards Revised and Enlarged by S.E. Dwight

Mythology of the Lenape, John Bierhorst

 Oklahoma Delaware Ceremonies, Feasts, and Dances, Frank G. Speck

 Strong Medicine Speaks: A Native American Elder has Her Say, Amy Hill Hearth

 The Celestial Bear Comes Down to Earth, Frank G. Speck

 The Culture and Acculturation of the Delaware Indians, William W. Newcomb, Jr.

 The Delaware Indians, C.A. Weslager

 The Lenape-Delaware Indian Heritage, Herbert Kraft

 The Nanticoke, Frank W. Porter, III.

 The Nanticoke and Conoy Indians, Frank G. Speck

 The Nanticoke Community of Delaware, Frank G. Speck

 The Nanticoke Indians Past and Present, C. A. Weslager

 We Are Still Here! The Tribal Saga of. NewJersey’s Nanticoke and Lenape Indians, John R. Norwood

 White Deer and Other Stories Told by the Lenape, John Bierhorst

 William Penn’s Own Account of the Lenni Lenape or Delaware Indians

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