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Ramapough Lenape Nation sees some support from Trump administration
Ramapough Lenape Nation sees some support from Trump administration (April 22, 2019)

The Ramapough Lenape Nation is fighting for its right to use ancestral land for ceremonies and other purposes.


Cronkite News: States rush to court to overturn Trump's border wall emergency
Cronkite News: States rush to court to overturn Trump's border wall emergency (February 22, 2019)

Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation wins big court victory
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation wins big court victory (November 15, 2018)

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape people have been restored to their rightful place in New Jersey history.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation public statement of gratitude
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation public statement of gratitude (November 15, 2018)

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation is celebrating the settlement of a civil rights lawsuit.


Ramapough Lunaape Nation goes to court to protect prayer camp
Ramapough Lunaape Nation goes to court to protect prayer camp (May 16, 2018)

Citing a 'historical pattern and practice of harassment,' the Ramapough Lunaape Nation is trying to protect a prayer camp on ancestral land.


Ramapough Lunaape Nation defends right to host prayer camp in New Jersey
Ramapough Lunaape Nation defends right to host prayer camp in New Jersey (October 11, 2017)

The Ramapough Lunaape Nation is seeking to use its ancestral land in New Jersey for the Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation secures revival of recognition case
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation secures revival of recognition case (July 13, 2017)

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation can proceed with a lawsuit that seek to resolve its status in New Jersey.


Ramapough Lunaape Nation wins reversal of ruling on prayer camp
Ramapough Lunaape Nation wins reversal of ruling on prayer camp (June 20, 2017)

The Ramapough Lunaape Nation is claiming victory after a judge in New Jersey dissolved a restraining order affecting the tribe's prayer camp.


Ramapough Lunaape Nation ordered to take down anti-pipeline camp
Ramapough Lunaape Nation ordered to take down anti-pipeline camp (May 16, 2017)

The Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp faces legal action after neighbors in a wealthy neighborhood complained.


Ramapough Lunaape Nation denied permit for anti-pipeline camp
Ramapough Lunaape Nation denied permit for anti-pipeline camp (April 20, 2017)

The Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp is illegal, according to officials in New Jersey.


Dwaine Perry: Ramapough Lunaape Nation marches for justice
Dwaine Perry: Ramapough Lunaape Nation marches for justice (July 25, 2016)

We don't see climate change as a warning, but more a ticking clock, and the time for action is late.


Ramapough Lunaape Nation blames Donald Trump for lack of federal status
Ramapough Lunaape Nation blames Donald Trump for lack of federal status (July 5, 2016)

The Republican presidential candidate questioned the New Jersey tribe's legitimacy, a tactic he continues to use today.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation sees setback on recognition
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation sees setback on recognition (March 9, 2016)

The tribe's status in New Jersey is in limbo as a judge dismisses one of two lawsuits aimed at resolving the impasse.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation awaits ruling in recognition dispute
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation awaits ruling in recognition dispute (March 8, 2016)

The tribe was recognized by the state in 1982 through a law that is still on the books but Gov. Chris Christie (R) and his administration are refusing to acknowledge that status.


Brigid Harrison: Lenni-Lenape Nation battles for recognition
Brigid Harrison: Lenni-Lenape Nation battles for recognition (November 30, 2015)

A lawsuit filed in July by members of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation against the State of New Jersey alleges that the Christie administration is denying the tribe’s members civil rights by withdrawing recognition of the tribe.


History: When Donald Trump belittled the Ramapough Nation
History: When Donald Trump belittled the Ramapough Nation (August 13, 2015)

Imagine that you have to prove your ethnicity when filling out a census form and myriad other forms posing that question in American society


Ramapough Lunaape Nation still working for federal recognition
Ramapough Lunaape Nation still working for federal recognition (August 11, 2015)

A new documentary, American Native, traces the New Jersey tribe's ongoing struggle.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation to expand land holdings
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation to expand land holdings (August 4, 2015)

Cumberland County is donating $40,000 to help the tribe buy 24 acres in Fairfield Township in New Jersey.


Editorial: New Jersey governor quietly obliterates three tribes
Editorial: New Jersey governor quietly obliterates three tribes (July 27, 2015)

President Andrew Jackson would have loved Gov. Chris Christie, The Atlantic City Press writes in an editorial.


Editorial: Respect the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation
Editorial: Respect the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation (July 24, 2015)

If the Lenni-Lenape are in limbo, end any doubt with legislation recognizing them.


Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation sues in New Jersey
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation sues in New Jersey (July 21, 2015)

The tribe was recognized by the state in 1982 but Gov. Chris Christie (R) and his administration are questioning that status.


Native Sun News: Film tackles tribal recognition controversy
Native Sun News: Film tackles tribal recognition controversy (May 13, 2015)

As part of the folklore and community mythology in New York and New Jersey for many is the saying, 'Don’t go in to the mountains, because the ‘Jackson Whites’ will get you.'


Youth from three tribes to explore ancestral Delaware homeland
Youth from three tribes to explore ancestral Delaware homeland (April 29, 2015)

The Delaware Nation, the Delaware Tribe and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community are sending 15 youth to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.


Column: Telling the truth about the Ramapough Lunaape Nation
Column: Telling the truth about the Ramapough Lunaape Nation (April 20, 2015)

On a low-lying bank of the Ramapo River are the tribal ceremonial grounds and long house of Ramapough Lunaape people.


New Jersey appeals court calls for notice to tribes in ICWA case
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New Jersey appeals court calls for notice to tribes in ICWA case (February 23, 2015)

A woman who was about to lose her parental rights provided information about her potential Cherokee ancestors but child welfare officials failed to follow up..


Judge rejects Ramapough Nation defamation case against film
Judge rejects Ramapough Nation defamation case against film (May 16, 2014)

Tribal members said Out of the Furnace depicted them in a negative light.


Al Jazeera: Ramapough Nation demands cleanup of toxic sites
Al Jazeera: Ramapough Nation demands cleanup of toxic sites (March 21, 2014)

The Ramapough Lunaape Nation of New Jersey is still waiting for Ford Motor to clean up toxic sites that have been linked to cancer and other illnesses.


Review: Zahn McClarnon shines in an otherwise drab 'Red Road'
Review: Zahn McClarnon shines in an otherwise drab 'Red Road' (February 27, 2014)

The New York Times sees some good work by Zahn McClarnon, who plays a tribal member in The Red Road, a new Sundance show that's based on the Ramapough Lunaape Nation of New Jersey.


Review: A bumpy journey into Lunaape land with 'The Red Road'
Review: A bumpy journey into Lunaape land with 'The Red Road' (February 26, 2014)

The Hollywood Reporter encounters some flawed storytelling in The Red Road, a new Sundance show that's based on the Ramapough Lunaape Nation of New Jersey.


Writers based 'Red Road' on Ramapough Lunaape Nation
Writers based 'Red Road' on Ramapough Lunaape Nation (January 13, 2014)

The Ramapough Lunaape Nation of New Jersey will once again see its people depicted by Hollywood, this time on The Red Road on the Sundance channel.


Tribes were asked for views on big Northeast bridge project
Tribes were asked for views on big Northeast bridge project (January 3, 2014)

Several tribes were asked for their views on a $1.3 billion bridge project in New York and New Jersey as part of an environmental review process that observers say is outdated and cumbersome


Ramapough Nation slams film for negative portrayal of tribe
Ramapough Nation slams film for negative portrayal of tribe (December 12, 2013)

The Ramapough Lunaape Nation of New Jersey is speaking out against a new film that depicts the tribe in a negative and stereotypical light.


Rep. Frank Pallone, advocate for tribes, considers     Senate run
Rep. Frank Pallone, advocate for tribes, considers Senate run (March 14, 2013)

Rep. Frank Pallone (D-New Jersey), the longtime vice chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus, is considering a run for Senate, The New York Times reports. “I’ve always been interested...


San Carlos Apache Tribe helps members affected by hurricane
San Carlos Apache Tribe helps members affected by hurricane (November 14, 2012)

The San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona is helping two members who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy. Curtis Harris and his nephew Zachary Harris live in Montclair, New...


Ramapough  man's family wins $2.1M award in police shooting
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Ramapough man's family wins $2.1M award in police shooting (November 29, 2011)

A jury in New Jersey awarded $2.1 million to the family of a Ramapough Lunaape Nation man who was fatally shot by a state police officer. Emil Mann was killed...