MaryEllen Flynn never imagined she would spend nearly five decades studying the Lenape Indians. "I was a science teacher," Flynn said. "I don't know. I don't have a drop of Indian blood in me." Flynn said there just was something that drew her to learn as much as she could on the Native Americans who once
Indian Country Today is a nonprofit news organization. Will you support our work?
All of our content is free. There are no subscriptions or costs. And we have hired more Native journalists in the past year than any news organization ─ and with your help we will continue to grow and create career paths for our people. Support Indian Country Today for as little as $10.