The Lenni Lenape
New Jersey’s first residents were the Lenni Lenape. What can you find out about them?
Approximately how many of Lenni Lenape Indians lived in New Jersey?
What do the words Lenni Lenape mean?
What kinds of foods did they eat? How did they find and grow food?
What type of shelter did they live in?
What did their kids do for fun?
Did they only live in New Jersey or did they live in other states?
What language did they speak?
What type of transportation did they use?
Were they friends with other tribes or the Europeans?