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Virtual Valley Talk: The Lenape Nation of PA and the Rising Nation River Journey
May 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This event will be held virtually on Zoom.
Join FOW as we welcome Adam DePaul, Tribal Council Member, Storykeeper, and Coordinator of the Rising Nation River Journey for the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania. Adam will share a brief history of the Lenape Nation of PA and discuss the upcoming Rising Nation River Journey. The Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of Lenape history and culture. Created to join together the members of the Lenape Nation and anyone else interested in continuing the development of the language and culture of the Lenape people, the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania is active in the revival of tradition and community. The Rising Nation River Journey down the Lenape Sipu (Delaware River) is a joint effort to raise awareness, awaken the spirit, and bestow the past, environmentally, culturally and historically, to the future.
Adam DePaul co-curates the Lenape Cultural Center in Easton PA and the exhibit Existing Artistry, Enduring Presence: The Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania at Temple University. DePaul is
a PhD candidate and instructor at Temple with a primary research area in Cultural and Mythological Studies, the co-founder and president of NAISAT (Native American and Indigenous Studies at Temple), and a member of the FOW Board of Directors.