The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Munsee Indians

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Munsee Indians
Edition of 1920. See also Stockbridge-Munsee Community on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

MUNSEE INDIANS, an American tribe of the Delaware family, originally one of the three great divisions of that race. They were sometimes called the Wolf tribe of the Delawares. They resided along the Delaware River, and in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. During the Revolution many of the Munsees removed to Canada, where at Thames, Ontario, there are some survivors. At Green Bay, Wis., is another tribal remnant and a third remnant is found in Kansas; in all, less than 100 in the United States. See Delaware Indians.