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Lenape Treaties

The Delaware, or Lenape, tribe of Indians, signed the first treaty with the newly-born United States of America in 1778. To date, the Lenape people, now located in Oklahoma and Canada, have multiple treaties and multiple relocations.

The treaties listed below can be viewed online at Oklahoma State Library's Digital Collection:

Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties Vol. 2 Treaties
Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler


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