Meet Local Author, Edward J. Lenik

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuxedo Park Library
Reading Room

Event Details

Meet archaeologist and author, Edward J. Lenik, as he discusses his book, Keepers of the Pass: The Ramapough Lenape Indians. This is the third book by Mr. Lenik on this topic published by the NJHHS. It is a companion volume to Indians in the Ramapos: Survival, Persistence and Presence, published in 1999 and Ramapough Mountain Indians: People, Places and Cultural Traditions published in 2011.
In Keepers of the Pass, Lenik continues his exploration of the Indian presence, past and present, in the New York-New Jersey Highlands. Chapters address records of ancestry, hallowed ground, folklore and lifeways, subsistence patterns and the persistence of sociocultural authority in hostile times.

Event Type(s): Meet the Author
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Edward Lenik
Ginny O'Neill
(845) 351-2207 ext. 15

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