Quick Facts

1. Who: Delaware

2. When: 1740’s

3. Where: eastern Ohio

4. Food: deer, elk, black bear, raccoon, beaver, rabbit, turkey, duck, geese, passenger pigeons, fish, corn, beans, squash, sunflowers

5. Clothing: leggings, fathers (men only), animal skins

6. Shelter: longhouses with shingled tree bark

7. Tools: pots and baskets

The Delaware called themselves Lenape, which means original peoples.

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