Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican culture which commemorates the unlikely victory of General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin over French forces at the battle of Puebla May 5th, 1862. The celebration
New Films Focus On Ramapo Mountain Indians
Dated: November 22 2013
"The Red Road," a miniseries to air soon on the Sundance Channel, also centers on the Ramapo tribe. Here's a description from The Futon Critic blog...."a hard-hitting drama that revolves around a sheriff struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring Ramapo Mountains, home of the Ramapo Mountain Indians."
Several non-fiction books have been written on the tribe and about the confusion over the genealogy of these very interesting people. Look up "Ramapough Mountain Indians" on Wikipedia and you'll get a short, fascinating history lesson!
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