Bill Would Give Federal Recognition To Lumbee Tribe - WUNC

Bill Would Give Federal Recognition To Lumbee Tribe
WUNC
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has been opposed to Lumbee recognition in the past. That tribe says the Lumbee should go through the Office of Federal Acknowledgement in the Bureau of Indian Affairs rather than push for an act of Congress.

28-09-2017
LETTER: Reader opposes Lumbee recognition efforts - Cherokee One Feather

LETTER: Reader opposes Lumbee recognition efforts
Cherokee One Feather
They have no native tribal history as Lumbee before 1950-51 as a name the state allowed them to make up. Then, in 1955, Fuller Lowry testified at a congressional Indian DC commission he wanted federal status as a Lumbee Indian. Then, when asked in an ...

27-09-2017
Legend has it Virginia Dare buried in Robeson County - Fayetteville Observer

Fayetteville Observer

Legend has it Virginia Dare buried in Robeson County
Fayetteville Observer
RED SPRINGS — All his life, Everton Chavis has heard the legend, the claims from elders of the Lumbee Indian tribe that the first English child born in the Americas is buried in Robeson County. The unverified grave site, largely abandoned and ...

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20-10-2017
Lumbee Tribe could be fully federally recognized with new bill - The Daily Tar Heel

The Daily Tar Heel

Lumbee Tribe could be fully federally recognized with new bill
The Daily Tar Heel
C., attained a congressional hearing for The Lumbee Recognition Act, a bill that will fully federally recognize the Native American tribe located in southeastern North Carolina. In a testimony before The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, ...

03-10-2017
Lumbee recognition bill gets hearing in Washington - Fayetteville Observer

Fayetteville Observer

Lumbee recognition bill gets hearing in Washington
Fayetteville Observer
The Lumbee tribe is headquartered in Pembroke in Robeson County. It received partial federal recognition in 1956 — the government acknowledged their status as an American Indian tribe specifically excluded them from other federal benefits and ...

26-09-2017
Expert on Indian law to speak at UNCP - The Robesonian

Expert on Indian law to speak at UNCP
The Robesonian
Nakai, a member of the Lumbee Tribe, is a native of the Allenton Community in Lumberton. She received a bachelor's degree in History and Native American studies from Dartmouth College and a juris doctorate degree in Indian law and corporate law from ...

14-10-2017
Kotis turns RED Cinema wall into another showcase for street art - Greensboro News & Record

Greensboro News & Record

Kotis turns RED Cinema wall into another showcase for street art
Greensboro News & Record
In August, Kotis brought renown street artist Matt Adnate from Australia to paint two murals celebrating the Lumbee American Indian tribe — one on the Midtown Financial Advisors building in Midtown and the other at an underpass at Tracks Bazaar near ...

20-10-2017
Other views: Time for Congress to erase its 1956 mistake - Gaston Gazette

Gaston Gazette

Other views: Time for Congress to erase its 1956 mistake
Gaston Gazette
When Robert Pittenger was 8 years old, Congress declared that the Lumbees are a recognized Indian tribe. The question has been settled for that long. Pittenger is 69 now and the congressman representing North Carolina's 9th District — which includes ...

29-09-2017
A Year Later, Lumberton Students Still Coping With Matthew's Destruction - WUNC

WUNC

A Year Later, Lumberton Students Still Coping With Matthew's Destruction
WUNC
Most of the school's students are black, Hispanic or Lumbee Indian, and most come from low-income families. Bullard estimates that 90 percent to 95 percent of them lost homes and belongings in the flooding. Many were housed in motels for months ...

04-10-2017
Photo Gallery: Dorseyville hosts 39th Powwow at American Indian Center - Tribune-Review

Photo Gallery: Dorseyville hosts 39th Powwow at American Indian Center
Tribune-Review
The 39th annual powwow at the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center was filled with drumming, dance, wood carvings and traditional crafts of Native Americans. Hundreds of spectators visited the Indiana Township festival on Sept. 24. The ...

29-09-2017
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