Nanticoke Indian History

The Nanticoke Indians once roamed the area of what is now Maryland and Delaware. The Last villages and Reservations On Delmarva were dissolved during the decade preceding 1750. The people from Delmarva were relocating to the North and West. But some Indian families stayed behind, merging invisibly into the white society. Now their customs and their language is lost. The last speaker of Nanticoke Lydia Clark, Died between 1840 and 1850.

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History of the Nanticoke: A brief history. See the in-depth History page below******
Nanticoke Spirituality: ***UPDATED March 23,1998
Photos: Yes these are really Nanticoke Indians taken from The Maryland State Archives
Some good Indian Links!: More links added ********October 5,1999
Prayers and Poems: inspirational reading ******Updated Feb 11,1999
Nanticoke Type Clothing: Courtesy Tara Prindle at Native Tech ...updated May 22,1998
Maps and Stats: New!!!!! July 18,1998
The Metis People: About being a person of mixed blood **UPDATED Jan 3,1999
Our villages: Wigwam and village drawings
Treaties: and other lies
Reservations Please: Land grabs and more lies**Updated 3-13-99 Faster Load
Nanticoke Language: words A through D now completed Updated Feb.11,1999*****


The Look-: Dispelling the myths of what "Indians" look like By Laurie Beth Duffy

HISTORY PART 1: UPDATED November, 11 2001 Pre European contact more added

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