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Surviving Indians of NJ

Wallace Dennison November 6, 2012

Wow that would be hard in this space, as a Ramapough Mountain Indian we are not suppose to exsist,however we continue to survive . We are descendants of the Lenni Kenape,aka Delaware aka Munsee. Our history is amazing! We are survivalist. We remain a mixed blood tribe seeking respect ,fighting typical politics and fears based on ignoraa ignor

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  • Garth Tuttle

    February 26, 2013 at 5:54 pm

    Munsee is a branch of the Leni Lanape ; I do know some Leni Lenape live in New Jersey still, though not first hand … mixed groups , maroon societies are often not accepted as ‘Indian’ or ‘First Nations ‘ thanks to the gov’t, which relies on the unreliable Dawse Roll , which they created, from tribes they already recognized …

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