Kweshkinkw chichankwink  Hate ni welsit aptonokana  Shek halapsi alla hate  Hate ni uxtenk Ktaholel
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Lenape poem, translated by Bob Red Hawk

Lenape love poem (Unami). Poetry for the amerindians girls of the delaware on the hudson and Long Island. The French called the Lenapes the Wolves. They lived in what they called the Lenapehoking (the Lenape country), a wooded region, covered with rivers and dotted with lakes. The lenape country would currently correspond to New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, south eastern New York state, and northern Delaware.
American poems