Anadarko, OK 73005
The Delaware people have a long and ancient history and are the descendants of the Lenape people originally located in New Jersey, New York, Delaware and Pennsylvania. They were among the first Indians to come into contact with Europeans. In 1682, William Penn purchased Pennsylvania from the Delaware. Pushed westward by colonists to the Midwest, they signed 12 treaties between 1795 and 1830, surrendering their land in Indiana, Ohio, and Missouri. The Delaware moved again with one group settling on a reservation in Kansas and the other being removed to southwest Missouri.
In 1820 the ...