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Ramapough Mountain Indians

The Ramapo Mountain Indians are commonly known by the pejorative "Jackson Whites".

A group of approximatly 3000 individuals living around the Ramapo Mountains of Northern New Jersey and Southern New York State. The center of their community is a small mountain called Stag Hill.

Ethnically they are the descendants of the Lenni Lenape First Nations People, with a mixture of African from the freed slaves of the Hudson River Valley, Tuscarora First Nations, Dutch and various other caucsians.

Traditionally they spoke 'Jersey Dutch'; a mix of Dutch, English and Algonquin.