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TEXT -- NOTES FROM NATIVE AMERICANS OF EAST-CENTRAL INDIANA

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"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
https://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p1819coll6/id/22299
http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/inauthors/view?docId=VAC1013&brand=ia-books














 

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EXTINCT

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In Indiana, reptiles and amphibians are identified by two classes:

REPTILIA

Reptiles represent lizards, snakes, and turtles.

AMPHIBIA

Amphibians represent salamanders, frogs, and toads.

INFO SOURCES + HELPFUL LINKS

HABITATS

forests

prairies

rivers

wetlands

home to endangered, threatened, and extirpated species