heresay?grapevine? I will gladly try to aide you in your education regarding the ramapough nation. During what time frame are your talking grapes saying that we claimed squatters rights? check wm bonds ramapo map dated 4/25/1710.It clearly shows our big houses, where the sheraton crossroads now stands.there were 3 indiann settlements there.Also, the archaeological evidence supports our oral history!30 sites have been documented that demonstrate we occupied our present homelands during the contact-early historic period, i.e. from 1600A.D.to 1750 A.D. The physical remoteness of the mts, and sparse euro settlement enabled small indian groups to remain in the region and cont. our lifeways during the 17, & 18 centuries. our mts served as a refugium for indians.In 1990 (non indian)"discovered" one of our ancestors petroglyphs on Hemlock hill, in Harriman st. pk. what a surprise??????