Lumbee tribe celebrates its heritage - Fayetteville Observer

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Lumbee tribe celebrates its heritage
Fayetteville Observer
The 55-year-old Brewer said he has been coming to Lumbee Homecoming events since he was 9 years old. “It helps us maintain our Indian-ness,” he said. “It's the way Indians come together and celebrate.” The homecoming took on added meaning this year ...

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08-07-2017
Robesonian | Tribal Council goes silent on sanctions against member - The Robesonian

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Robesonian | Tribal Council goes silent on sanctions against member
The Robesonian
The West-Robeson-Pembroke All Stars girls softball team is honored by the Lumbee Tribal Council for winning the Dixie League's N.C. Girls Softball ...

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21-07-2017
North Carolina leaders remain hopeful for full Lumbee recognition - WTVD-TV

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North Carolina leaders remain hopeful for full Lumbee recognition
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As the annual homecoming of North Carolina's Lumbee Indians ends, tribal leaders and politicians say they're optimistic that full federal recognition will come soon. Multiple media outlets report that U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger says he's hopeful that ...
Lawmakers hopeful for Lumbee recognitionWinston-Salem Journal

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09-07-2017
Ethnic profiling is no way to choose a principal - New York Post

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Ethnic profiling is no way to choose a principal
New York Post
As Ben Chavis, a Lumbee Indian who ran the high-performing American Indian Public Charter School in Oakland, Calif., told me, “These people are more interested in giving Indians a job than educating Indian kids.” Unless the LaFayette board holds its ...

10-07-2017
Robesonian | Tribe sanctions Locklear following separate incidents - The Robesonian

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Robesonian | Tribe sanctions Locklear following separate incidents
The Robesonian
PEMBROKE — Al Locklear, Lumbee Tribal Council vice chairman, was stripped of his council leadership positions on Tuesday by fellow council members, ...

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20-07-2017
The Suffering And Corruption That Produced James Jordan's Killers - Deadspin

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The Suffering And Corruption That Produced James Jordan's Killers
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We have it in all three races, but most of the drug dealers that are arrested are one race—Indian. The blacks are on crack. Most of the Indians stay on coke.” Larry Demery is Indian, one of 40,000 Lumbee in Robeson County; Daniel Green is black ...

19-07-2017
'SATW!' resurrected to raves - The Robesonian

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'SATW!' resurrected to raves
The Robesonian
The community was hungry for the return of the drama, and an estimated 1,300 turned out to see the two-hour production — there was a 15-minute intermission — about Lumbee Indian hero Henry Berry Lowrie that first opened as an outdoor drama in 1976.

24-06-2017
Visit the museum for a fun summer day adventure - The Robesonian

The Robesonian

Visit the museum for a fun summer day adventure
The Robesonian
Attendees can view contemporary Native artwork as well as attractions, including a 1,000-year old canoe, a full-scale cabin, a photo exhibit detailing the time when Lumbee Indians drove the Ku Klux Klan from Maxton, and exhibits about Henry Berry Lowrie.

14-07-2017
Art of traditional Southeastern river cane basketry taught at UNCP - Fayetteville Observer

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Art of traditional Southeastern river cane basketry taught at UNCP
Fayetteville Observer
The workshop was held inside the Museum of the Southeast American Indian, which is tied into the college's Southeast American Indian Studies program. The historically American Indian college thrives in the heart of the Lumbee Indian tribe homeland.

30-06-2017
Camp's goal is to give ACCESS to Indian youths - The Robesonian

The Robesonian

Camp's goal is to give ACCESS to Indian youths
The Robesonian
The Public Schools of Robeson County, the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and Robeson Community College recently formed a village on the college's campus to serve 86 Robeson County schoolchildren in one of four camps as part of Project ACCESS.

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24-06-2017
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