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Native New Yorkers : the legacy of the Algonquin people of New York

Author: Evan T Pritchard
Publisher: San Francisco : Council Oak Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed., Rev. 2nd ed. pbkView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of the Algonquin people in the area that is now New York, discussing the impact their culture had on the development of New York.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evan T Pritchard
ISBN: 1571781358 9781571781352 9781571781079 1571781072
OCLC Number: 1023764105
Target Audience: Young Adult
Description: 445 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Natives of New York City --
Naming of things ; How green was Manhattan ; Paradise for the living ; Walk around old Manhattan ; Exploring the ancient city : the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island ; Verrazzano and his legacy ; We belong to the earth ; Two-colored snake : a history of the Dutch occupation of New York ; World of the Lenape ; Sweet and full of meaning : the languages of Manhattan --
Legendary Hudson Valley --
Native New Yorkers east of the Hudson River : a trip through Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess counties ; Head of the wolf : Orange and Ulster counties ; Walk down the Minisink Trail ; Native New Yorkers of stony country : Rockland County ; Native New Yorkers of the north --
the Mohican : Dutchess, Columbia, Rensselaer, Washington, Saratoga, Schenectady, Albany, and Greene counties --
Long Island long ago --
Mysteries of Long Island ; Thirteen tribes of Long Island --
Conclusion --
Lenape exodus --
Epilogue --
Postscript --
Munsee vocabulary --
Verrazzano diary letter to Francis I of France --
Munsee letter to President Zachary Taylor --
Nimham lineage --
Time line of Lenape history.
Responsibility: Evan T. Pritchard.

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Chronicles the history of the Algonquin people in the area that is now New York, discussing the impact their culture had on the development of New York.

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