Tag: Ramapough Indians

Lenape Chief gives talk on rights of indigenous people

Graphic courtesy of Ramapough Lenape Nation, Facebook November is Native American Heritage Month, sometimes referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. In honor of this month, Ramapo College invited elected Lenape Chief Dwaine Perry to join the Civic and Community Engagement Center, or CCEC, for a discussion […]

Students partner with MEVO to clean up dumping sites

Photo courtesy of Allie Grinkevich Despite the rainy weather, a group of Ramapo students spent Monday cleaning up dumping sites on Stag Hill, home of the local Ramapough Indians. Led by MEVO, or Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization, the cleanup took place in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. While the second […]