Native New Yorkers: The Legacy of the Algonquin People of New York (Google eBook)
A thousand years before Columbus the area that is now New York City was inhabited by the Lenape Indians. In many respects this Algonquin tribe created the template by which the modern city that emerged was designed. Broadway, which followed the high ridge of the island, was the Mohican Trail; Routes 80 and 78 were ancient pilgrimage trails, Greenwich Village was an actual Indian village that stood on the banks of Manetta Creek.
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An author of Micmac descent who is currently professor of Native American history at Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY), Pritchard has produced what is ostensibly a scholarly monograph on the ... Read full review
I read the book and found it a great primer to the reading of "The Island at the center of the World" Russel Shorto.
It was interesting and mostly plausible per my newbie Native American knowledge, however, The Lenape tribe members do not see it as a factual piece, in fact it has often been called a fairytale.
I will take the time to research their views and make my own conclusions.
My daughter is presently reading the book and I will also get her opinion.
A WALK AROUND OLD MANHATTAN
EXPLORING THE ANCIENT CITY The Bronx Brooklyn Queens and Staten Island
VERRAZZANO AND HIS LEGACY
WE BELONG TO THE EARTH
THE TWOCOLORED SNAKE A History of the Dutch Occupation of New York
NATIVE NEW YORKERS OF THE NORTH THE MOHICAN Dutchess Columbia Rensselaer Washington Saratoga Schenectady Albany and Greene...
PART III LONG ISLAND LONG AGO
THE THIRTEEN TRIBES OF LONG ISLAND
TWELVE LEVELS OF ALGONQUIN HISTORY IN NEW YORK STATE
THE VERRAZZANO DIARY LETTER TO FRANCIS I OF FRANCE
THE WORLD OF THE LENAPE
SWEET AND FULL OF MEANING The Languages of Manhattan
PART II THE LEGENDARY HUDSON VALLEY
THE HEAD OF THE WOLF Orange and Ulster Counties
A WALK DOWN THE MINISINK TRAIL
NATIVE NEW YORKERS OF STONY COUNTRY Rockland County