Native Americans in NYC
The earliest people living in NYC were tribes of Natives called the Lenape Tribe.
The Lenape lived in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island
Click this map to explore your neighborhood in 1609
The Lenape Lived in the Northern Woods but also had other groups such as the Canarsee Tribe who lived in the area of Jamaica Bay.
Can you guess what Brooklyn Neighborhood was named after this tribe?
What did the Native Tribes in NYC Eat?
Can You Guess the Names of the foods above?
Have You Eaten any of the above foods before?
What foods would you try?
Bronx Native American Tribe- The Siwanoy
Native American Trails Now Streets/Parks in NYC
KINGS HIGHWAY, BROOKLYN
GREENBELT, STATEN ISLAND
JAMAICA AVENUE, QUEENS
PELHAM BAY, BRONX