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Lenni Lenape

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Kelsi Sullivan

on 8 December 2011

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Lenni Lenape Citations Redish, Laura, and Orrin Lewis. "Facts for Kids: Lenni Lenape Indian Tribe (Delaware Indians, Lenapes)." Orrin's Website. 1998. Web. 05 Dec. 2011. <http://www.bigorrin.org/lenape_kids.htm>. Site Magic Design. "Welcome to Lenape Lifeways Page 3." Welcome to Lenape Lifeways. 2002. Web. 05 Dec. 2011. <http://www.lenapelifeways.org/lenape3.htm>. Random House Inc. "Bandolier | Define Bandolier at Dictionary.com." Dictionary.com | Find the Meanings and Definitions of Words at Dictionary.com. 2011. Web. 06 Dec. 2011. <http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/bandolier>. Tobacco Ceremony Unlike people today, the Lenape Indians would have Tobacco Ceremonies. They loved the Tobacco so much because they believed it had healing powers for asthma. My life would differ living in the Lenni Lenape society by not having the technology and culture we have today. There wouldn’t be digital music, cameras, plumbing, running water, or even some of the fancy clothes we have today. In the Lenape culture, life would move at a slower pace and the way people act would be different. People believed that everything had a spiritual value and believed that not one thing belonged to any one person. They shared. Today, we take our houses and food for granted. The Lenni Lenape lived in longhouses. They had to hunt for their food and had to cook it with natural materials. Today, we can just go to the super market or to a restaurant for food. From what you have researched, explain how your life would differ living in the Lenape society. The Bandolier Bag The bandolier bag was use by eiether the women or men. It had a broad belt held over the shoulder, and had a number of small pockets and loops. Men would use it to hold there supplys for hunting such as knives and areo heads. The would also use it to carry things for cutting wood and other things for their villages. Women would use it to for carrying pots and baskets for things such as cooking and collecting things like berries. Women's Roles: Cooked
Took care of children
Made household items like pots, mats,and jewlery Men's Roles: Hunted/gathered
Built wigwams
Made tools, and weapons
Went to war Who is Responsible for Teaching
the Children? Young girls were taught how to take care of the household from there mothers and grandmothers. Young boys were taught how to hunt, make things, and learned different war techniques from there fathers.
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