'SATW!' resurrected to raves
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.
Railey: Full federal recognition for Lumbee long overdue
It's a fight has that resonated across “Indian Country” nationwide. And it's a battle that has long met with bigotry in our state, including from some members of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee, who have in past years hinted that Lumbee culture and ...
Benson's gospel singing festival in 97th year, still going strong
News & Observer
“We average 10 souls saved a month,” said Scotty Chavis, a Lumbee Indian from Pembroke who sings with Heart's Song, a Native American gospel ensemble. “About four months ago, we had 18 souls saved on a Sunday morning.” Chavis, 27, who operates ...
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Tulsa Symphony to premiere Creek Hymn Suite at OK Mozart
Tahlequah Daily Press
"Muscogee Hymn Suite" is an adaptation and orchestration of traditional Muscogee (Creek) church hymns in the Muscogee (Creek) language. Joining TSO and Tulsa Children's Chorus will be classical baritone soloist and Lumbee Indian, Grant Youngblood, ...
The unsinkable Danny Britt
A third of those constituents are Native Americans, mostly of the Lumbee Indian Tribe. Locklear, a member of the Lumbee Tribe, said he initially had "a lot of concerns" about Britt's candidacy because he was running as a Republican. He figured it would ...
5 things to do this weekend
The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra and Tulsa Children's Chorus will premiere a new orchestral work by Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate, Chickasaw classical composer, at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Bartlesville Community Center as part of the 2017 OK Mozart ...
Camp's goal is to give ACCESS to Indian youths
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.
“Strike at the Wind” Opens at Givens
Up & Coming Weekly
“One of the things that came about was the government gave the Lumbee people money to produce a historical pageant,” said Bass. “This was a venue for them to share their heritage and the history of the Lumbee Indians.” Bass added that there were a lot ...
After decade absence, 'SATW!' returns
The university and the Lumbee Tribe are partners in the production, which was formerly performed in the Adolph L. Dial Amphitheatre at the Indian Cultural Center near Pembroke. It is the dramatic musical story of Lowrie and his gang who waged a war ...
Tribe adopts resultion to prevent leaks
PEMBROKE — A resolution to prevent council members from making public any potential resolution or amendment that is being considered by the council until action is taken was approved Thursday by the Lumbee Tribal Council. The short resolution, read at ...