At home in two tribes: Native American Jew reflects on his roots


People scratch their heads most of the time,” Ronald Yonaguska Holloway said, describing the typical first reaction to him. He stands at 6 feet 5 inches, and with his broad build is a bear of a man, but behind his imposing physical stature are a soft-spoken voice and effervescent personality that put people at ease. As chairman of the Sand Hill Band of the Lenape-Cherokee tribe, Holloway is leading its struggle to reclaim what he said are its historic land, water, and hunting rights in New Jersey.