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From the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation's Facebook page

The State of New Jersey reached a settlement with the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation in Bridgeton last week, reaffirming its state-recognized tribal status.


Henry Ward, courtesy of Chief Dennis Coker

Several Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware citizens and community members recently travelled to the National Museum of the American Indian’s Cultural Resources Center for the first time.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

In a lecture through the State Division of Historical And Cultural Affairs Monday, Principal Chief of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware Dennis Coker described what he calls the long and “tedious” process of securing state recognition in 2016— and his vision for the future.


Sarah Mueller, Delaware Public Media

The Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware is working with the EPA and DNREC to clean up a state-owned parcel with historical significance.