Kwangomelhenna wuntschi Lennapeuhockink!
N'mentschihhenna eli payan! --
We greet you from the land of the Lenape!
We are glad because you have come.
Native American Heritage Programs shares Lenape (Delaware Indian) culture & contributions of Native Americans. We offer traveling programs and exhibits that celebrate Native culture & history at your site!
Welcome to our website! Our pages are designed for children and adults, so please be patient while our graphics load! Please do not use them without written permission, as many of them are copyrighted. Waníshi (Thank you)!
Over 35 years of experience helping educators
meet their goals by providing educational programs and workshops for
schools, libraries, historical societies, groups and businesses. Please
book your Heritage Programs early!
Focus on Lenape (Delaware) Lifeways, Native Contributions, Women’s Programs, Natives in the Civil War, Indian Wars in Pennsylvania, Environmental & Contemporary Issues, are available for preschool, school age, special needs, adult and senior groups, libraries, social organizations, festivals and businesses.
We offer a variety of off-site programs and exhibits for children and adults of all ages and ability levels, including special needs groups. Our presenters can work with one group at a time and are happy to tailor the program to your group’s needs. In addition we can provide exhibits and talks at your festival or conference! Please call well in advance to reserve your date of choice.
We help you meet Pennsylvania’s Academic Standards in History & Arts / Humanities, New Jersey's Core Content Standards in Social Studies and Delaware's History Standards.
Native American Heritage Programs has been designated a Woman/Minority Business by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania & Certified by the State of Delaware.
Native people today live like other people
in your neighborhood.
Your children can find Little Flower on several pages doing chores
and having fun!
Shadbush Blooms is now an E-book!!!
Hardbound copies are available at www.whentheshadbushblooms.net.
"The glory of white shadbush blossoms on the cover should be used as an excuse to pull it out in the spring and share it!"
We have won the 15th Annual Skipping Stones Honor Awards & National Children's Choice Book Award Finalist!
When the Shadbush Blooms has been named to the
2008 list of Best Children's Books by the Bank Street College Children's
Book Committee! We have also won the CCBC Choice 2008, Children's
Cooperative Book Center Award & 2008 Notable Children's Book in the
Recommended to teachers by the National Museum of the American Indian, Spring 2008 Education E-Newsletter; Recommended on National Public Radio's "Tell Me More" November 2007; Featured in Kirkus Reviews' BEA/ALA Big Book Guide 2007. Click Shadbush link on left for more information. Signed & dedicated books are for sale.
Pennsylvania Humanities Council -
Commonwealth Speakers: Native American Life & History
2004-2005 2008-2009 2010-2011
Providing programs for:
Philadelphia Free Library - Independence Branch & Rittenhouse Square,
Parkland , Southern Lehigh and others; Defense Supply Center, IRS, US
Mint, Veteran’s Administration, Veteran’s Affairs, various Pennsylvania
State Parks, such as Little Pine, PEEC; PA Dept. of Aging, Lutheran
Theological Seminary, Citibank- Wilmington Trust, Longwood Gardens,
Kutztown University, St Joseph's University, Thiel University, Chatham
University, Keystone University; Schuylkill River Festival, Walnutport
Canal Festival, Briar Bush Nature Center, Tinicum Wetlands, pre-schools,
schools, senior centers, nursing homes and social groups and many other
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Wawullamallessil (Fare thee well)