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Jacob, Alex and Jennifer.  The meaning of Lenape is true people.  They are also referred to the Delaware Indians.

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1 Jacob, Alex and Jennifer

2  The meaning of Lenape is true people.  They are also referred to the Delaware Indians

3  The men wore tied belts, leggings, they would where feathers in there hair and face paint and mohawks.  The women wore a braid or bun in there hair. They also would wear a wrapped skirt made from animal hide. 

4  Their meat got cooked by putting pots over fire with meat inside.  The ladies planted crops  The three important crops were corn, beans, and squash The men hunted for food and went fishing

5  They lived in wigwams and long houses  They built their houses in villages protected with palisades.  They made their longhouses out of bark, animal hide or grass as a long structure.  Wigwams were made in a dome shape structure.

6  They threw spears to kill animals like deer.  They also used arrow heads for bows and arrows to kill animals. They hunted fish with fish weirs.

7  They made bead work headbands.  Lenape made music from instruments they crafted.  The kids made dolls as toys.  They made baketry to hold there food

8  The Lenni Lenape smoked tobacco at tobacco ceremonies.  They were skilled at healing people when they are hurt  They had certain burial customs  Lenape spoke Unami and went on vision quests.


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