Lumbee Homecoming worthy of county's support - The Robesonian

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Lumbee Homecoming worthy of county's support
The Robesonian
It would be a bad look for the commissioners not to support Lumbee Homecoming, although we know there could be some explaining for commissioners whose districts are not majority American Indian. Lumbee Homecoming is worthy of the support because ...

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20-04-2017
Investigating Heart Health for Lumbee Women - North Carolina Health News

North Carolina Health News

Investigating Heart Health for Lumbee Women
North Carolina Health News
I thought I was healthy,” said Jacobs, 56, a health-conscious member of the Lumbee Indian tribe clustered in and near Robeson County. As it turns out, simply being an American Indian puts Jacobs and other Lumbee woman at increased risk of developing ...

07-04-2017
Preservation and Prosperity - Philanthropy Magazine

Philanthropy Magazine

Preservation and Prosperity
Philanthropy Magazine
Instead, compensate aggressively in the classroom. That's why Ben Chavis, a Lumbee Indian and charter-school founder, promotes a hard-nosed mentality in his classrooms. He “sees American Indians as immigrants to the dominant American culture,” writes ...

19-04-2017
Chavis said to have profited to tune of $1.1 million - The Robesonian

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Chavis said to have profited to tune of $1.1 million
The Robesonian
Two companies that are alleged to have been used were Lumbee Properties LLC and American Delivery Systems. Lumbee Properties is also referenced as Lumbee Holdings. A company of that name is registered ... The schools Chavis' charges relate to are the ...
Former leader of Oakland, Calif., charters is charged with money launderingAmerican School & University

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01-04-2017
Author says he, Brooks not behind the Godwin recall - The Robesonian

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Author says he, Brooks not behind the Godwin recall
The Robesonian
It is the nature of American Indian society to be inclusive. I and many others have operated previously under guidance that the Lumbee Constitution prohibited certain folks while giving preference to others. That is not the nature of the Lumbee, nor ...

16-04-2017
A taste of home for Baltimore's Lumbee tribe members - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun

A taste of home for Baltimore's Lumbee tribe members
Baltimore Sun
James Bowen, owner of Rose's Bakery, and his sister, Sarah Arnold, cook the dish chicken and pastry. This dish is common among the Lumbee Native American Indians who migrated to Baltimore from North Carolina. (Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun video).

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15-11-2016
The Lumbee Table Is Equal Parts Indian, Southern, and American - The Independent Weekly

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 ...

23-11-2016
Lumbee Indians seek federal recognition - The Daily Tar Heel

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Lumbee Indians seek federal recognition
The Daily Tar Heel
These bills would have meant access to federal benefits like health care and education for the Lumbee tribe, the largest American Indian tribe east of the Mississippi River. At a hearing for a Senate bill introduced by Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., Harvey ...

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20-09-2016
Taking a cruise in Pembroke - The Robesonian

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Taking a cruise in Pembroke
The Robesonian
It is an American Indian medicine wheel, which has four colors, each with an animal, and it represents not only the four directions, but four races of people — black, white, Indian and Asian. “That's a real popular symbol you see. The Lumbee tribe ...

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25-03-2017
Lumbee Recognition Act revisited by Indian Affairs Committee - The Robesonian

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Lumbee Recognition Act revisited by Indian Affairs Committee
The Robesonian
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Richard Burr told the Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Wednesday that the delay on federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe is “unjust.” “This is nothing short of discrimination,” said Burr, a former member of the Indian ...

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09-09-2016
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