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Ep-12

Episode Twelve / Takastepanichikewin Nishoshap
MUNSEE-DELAWARE NATION

Munsee-Delaware Nation, here we come. Greeted by Elder Leroy Dolson, he teaches us how to gather and harvest walnuts for the winter and how to locate and harvest sweet flag, a traditional medicine, used to fight off colds and flu.

Meet the Elder

Elder Name:  Leroy Dolson

Who is your favorite Aboriginal musician/celebrity? Chief Dan George.

Words to live by/favorite traditional teaching: The seven grandfathers teachings is my favorite traditional teaching. “Be thankful for what we have. Thank the creator for another day and just be thankful for everything” – Leroy Dolson

 

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#AskiFunFact

The ancestral homeland of the Munsee Delaware Nation is along the Delaware and Hudson Rivers, in what is now present day New York City.

12SBThe Community:

First Nation Name
Munsee-Delaware Nation

Band Number
168

Location
The Munsee Delaware Nation is located about 25 kilometres southwest of London, Ontario, Canada, along the northern shore of the Thames River.

Google Map Link
https://goo.gl/maps/87z7i

Population
547 registered band members (144 living on reserve)

Language
the Lenape (Delaware) nation

Website
http://www.munseedelawarenation.org

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Munsee-Delawaee-Nation/741672379219743