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TEXT -- NOTES FROM NATIVE AMERICANS OF EAST-CENTRAL INDIANA
"eastern woodland peoples"
Wanishi ta "Thank you very much!"
Munsee = dialect spoken by the Delaware, or Lenape, people
Munsee-speaking Lenape were Algonquian indigenous culture, flourished along Hudson and Delaware River Valleys
Lenape forced into Indiana after the 'Northwest Indian War'
earthworks found along Indiana waterways in Anderson, Yorktown, New Castle, Windsor, & Winchester // "moundbuilders" term
^ remnants from Native Americans living in ECI thousands of years ago -- known as "New Castle Phase", Adena and Hopewellculture
^^2000 year difference from Lenape
Lookup Frank Haimbaugh's 1924 History of Delaware County Indiana
INFO SOURCES + HELPFUL LINKS
Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)
Delaware County Indiana: Endangered, Threatened and Rare Species List (March 2020)
Red-tail Land Conservancy: https://fortheland.org/
Kaufman, Kenn, et al. Field Guide to Nature of the Midwest. 2015
home to endangered, threatened, and extirpated species
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