Burr, Pittenger file bill to grant full federal recognition to Lumbee tribe
A group of Lumbees petitioned the federal government for recognition as an American Indian tribe in December 1888, according to the tribe's website. Pittenger's bill will be sent to the House Committee on Natural Resources for consideration, the ...
Tribal Council nixes resolution blaming Godwin, Porter
Reappointed Jerl Locklear to another three-year term on the N.C. Indian Housing Authority. — Heard a report from Freda Porter concerning the 2017 Lumbee Nation Economic Summit. The summit will be held Tuesday and Wednesday on the campus of The ...
Powwow putting its best foot forward
PEMBROKE — The chairman of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina on Saturday called for Lumbees and members of other American Indian tribes across the country to support local federal legislators in their efforts to get the Lumbee Recognition Act through ...
Lumbee Tribe hosts 12th annual spring powwow
Lumbee Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow begins today
The powwow, which will be held today through Sunday at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center at 638 Terry Sanford Road, is expected to draw between 8,000 and 12,000 spectators, including some from 50 American Indian tribes from Canada and across the ...
Tribe to hold economic summit at UNCP
PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe will hold the 2017 Lumbee Nation Economic Summit on May 24 and May 25 on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. In addition to the Lumbee Tribe, the summit is being hosted by U.S. Sen. Richard ...
Art @ Tongva: Great Explorations on May 13
Santa Monica Daily Press
Tara is a Yakama/Tulalip/Lumbee Indian and has been hoop dancing for the past 14 years. She has danced in Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay and Chile. She has also danced with BYU's Living legends and ROC (Remember Our Culture). Her daughter's Cante ...
How Donald Trump seized the mantle of hope and change
Robeson County is the most racially diverse rural county in America: roughly 38 percent American Indian, 33 percent white and 25 percent black. It is also traditionally Democratic. Registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans 2 to 1. Until ...
The Independent Weekly
The Lumbee Table Is Equal Parts Indian, Southern, and American
The Independent Weekly
In the 1990s I made a short documentary film about Lumbee Indian gospel music, a topic that addressed one of the perennial questions about Lumbees: how can we be "real Indians" while looking, acting, and talking so much like other Southerners? The best ...