Welcome Home Project

Ursinus College, Perkiomen Valley School District Partnership With Delaware Tribe of Indians Welcomes Them Home.

The school district and the college will help acknowledge history, culture, and legacy of Lenape people.

Pictured above left to right: Seamus Clune, Principal, Perkiomen Valley Middle School East; Barbara Russell, Superintendent of Schools, Perkiomen Valley School District; Delaware Tribe Elder, John Thomas; Heather Lobban-Viravong, Vice President for College and Community Engagement; Delaware Tribe Elder, Faye Thomas.

Early North America: Lori Daggar Assistant Professor of History

Learn More About Lenape History

The Delaware Tribe is one of many contemporary tribes that descend from the Unami- and Munsee-speaking peoples of the Delaware and Hudson River valleys.
“Removal and the Cherokee-Delaware Agreement,” in Delaware Tribe in a Cherokee Nation, by Brice Obermeyer. University of Nebraska Press, 2009.

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