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New Jersey: Native American Life and Culture

Resources, both printed and digital, to assist in performing research on New Jersey history.

Electronic Resources

Delaware (Lenape) Tribe of Indians
Official website of the Delaware (Lenape) Tribe.

Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Indians of New Jersey
Official webpage of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape.

Native People of New Jersey
Through the New Jersey Homepage of the American Local History Network.

Local Resources

Bierhorst, John. Mythology of the Lenape: Guide and Texts. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1995.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ E99.D2B54 1995
ROBESON STACKS E99.D2B54 1995

Brinton, Daniel Garrison. The Lenape and Their Legends; with the Complete Text and Symbols of the Walam Olum, a New Translation, and an Inquiry Into Its Authenticity. D.G. Brinton, 1885. (1969 reprint also available.)

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ E99.D2B8 1885
ANNEX STACKS E99.D2B8 1885

Encyclopedia of New Jersey Indians. St. Clair Shore, MI: Somerset Publishers, 1998.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ E78.N6E53 1998 v. 1 & 2

Kraft, Herbert C. (ed.) A Delaware Indian Symposium [Proceedings]. Anthropological Series no. 4. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Historical Society Museum Commission, 1974.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ E99.D2D3 [2 copies]
ALEXANDER STACKS E99.D2D18 1972
ROBESON STACKS E99.D2D18 1972

Kraft, Herbert C. (ed.) The Lenape: Archaeology, History and Ethnography. Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society, Vol. 21. Newark, NJ: New Jersey Historical Society, 1986.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ F131.N532HC v.21 [2 copies]
ALEXANDER STACKS F131.N62 v.21
ROBESON STACKS F131.N62 v.21

Kraft, Herbert C. (ed.) The Lenape Indian: A Symposium. South Orange, NJ: Archaeological Research Center, Seton Hall University, 1984.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ E99.D2D44 1981
ALEXANDER STACKS E99.D2D44 1981
ROBESON STACKS E99.D2D44 1981

Kraft, Herbert C. The Lenape-Delaware Indian Heritage: 10,000 B.C. to A.D. 2000. [Elizabeth, NJ?]: Lenape Books, 2001.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ E99.D2K73 2001
ALEXANDER STACKS E99.D2K73 2001

Oestreicher, David. "Unmasking the Walam Olum: A 19th-Century Hoax," in the Bulletin of the Archaeological Society of New Jersey, #49, 1994, p.10-44.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ E78 .N6 A68
DANA STACKS E78.N6A72 no.49 1994

[Rafinesque, Constantine Samuel.] Walam Olum. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 1954.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ PM1034.W3 1954
ALEXANDER STACKS PM1034.W3 1954

Weslager, C.A. The Delawares: A Critical Bibliography. Bloomington: Published for the Newberry Library, Indiana University Press, 1978.

SPCOL/UA SNCLNJ Z1210.D4W5
ROBESON STACKS Z1210.D4W47
DANA REF E99.D2W47

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