The pale-face has slain my young men; his name is great for the blows he has struck the Lenape.
If the Lenape are so skillful, why is one of their bravest warriors here?
If the Lenape went to war on some quarrel of their making, they had the Mengwe to reckon with as well as the enemy.
"The Lenape are rulers of their own hills," returned the other a little haughtily.
The Tuscaroras did not claim to belong to the Lenape tribes, yet a large portion of them lived in their territory.
If the Lenape are so skilful, why is one of their bravest warriors here?
Uncas, the panther of his tribe, the eldest son of the Lenape, the wisest Sagamore of the Mohicans!
"The Lenape are rulers of their own hills," returned the other, a little haughtily.
They said to their wives and the wives of the Lenape, Are you tired of the fathers of your children?
It was the Mohican and Lenape who veiled their faces, not the Iroquois.
1728, native name for Delaware Indians, said to mean "original people."