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The Lenape and the Colonists
We will learn about each culture, what they looked like, why they came here and how they lived. New vocabulary Discuss the cooperation and conflicts of the “salt people” and the Lenape. Get a full outline of the unit’s expectations. You will need to take notes at the end of the presentation. Please take out your notebooks to prepare.
The people of NJ The first Natives came across the Bering Strait from Asia. They probably followed herds of animals that they hunted for food.
How they lived They began as nomads. Nomads are people who move often to follow food. They some people began agriculture. Agriculture is planting and growing crops
Lenni Who??? These nomads eventually settled in NJ. They called themselves Lenni Lanape or Ordinary People. They lived along the Delaware River Valley. There were three main groups of Lenape, each with their own version of Algonquian
The Culture of the Lenape Each tribe had their own chief or sachem. Chief Oratam’s story Lenape had a matrilineage or privilege and land was passed down from the mother’s side of the family.
Lenni Lenape Life Wigwam Long house The summer home Deer skin Decorated with feathers, beads, wampum and shells. Party and good times (manetuwak)
Jobs Women Gardened Foraged for berries Dried fruits built homes Divorce?? Men Hunted and fished
How they cooked
Fun and Games
Winds of change The first Europeans came to American seeking a Northwest passage. Why?
Dutch and Swedes The region now called NJ was broken into two large sections the New Netherlands and New Sweden. Trade began happening between these countries and the settlers. Trading and fighting for land began between Sweden, the Dutch and the natives. The English came to America for religious freedom. The Quakers were one group from England that settled in NJ. They demanded freedom of religion or tolerance as well as fair trial rights. Other settlers came from Scotland
The Clash of Cultures The first conflicts between the Dutch and Lenape or Delaware. Land Farming differences Treaties mistreat the Lenape
Unit work Vocabulary page packets (2 day) The time travel experiment (2 week plan) Unit Review packet (3 days) Jeopardy (1 day) Test /language.html /language.html /language.html