Shalom Cherian- #7

April 13, 2010

This week’s article “when Carolina Indians went on the Warpath: The Media, the Klan, and the Lumbees of North Carolina” by Christopher Oakley, recounts the successful 1958 routing of the KKK by the Lumbees , and focuses on the report … Continued

Walker’s Family History

April 6, 2010

Introduction In her book Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South, Dr. Lowery briefly addresses the issue of those wandering Croatan turpentiners who never returned to Robeson County. “Today,” she writes, “their descendents are not Lumbee” (66). Because her main narrative … Continued

Shalom Cherian-#6

March 23, 2010

Today’s reading was from Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery’s Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South. The selected readings were the preface and the introduction. In the preface, Lowery begins with an introduction to the geographical location, and goes on to … Continued

Coty Brayboy Reponse #6

March 23, 2010

In Malinda Maynor Lowerys’ new book Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation: Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South, she examines how the Indians of Robeson County (Lumbee and Tuscarora today) react both within the community and with … Continued

Kristen Gnau #6

March 23, 2010

This week’s reading was from Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery’s (newly released!) Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South.  In the preface, she introduces the book as a look at how Lumbee Identity has been formed over time.  This formation of … Continued

“Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South” is available

March 8, 2010

Students: You can now pick up your copy of “Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South” at the UNC Bookstore!! It’s finally here! Also, see my website, http://malindamaynorlowery.wordpress.com for more info and updates on the book!

Kristen Gnau #5

February 23, 2010

            James Taylor Carson frames his article, “The Obituary of Nations’: Ethnic Cleansing, Memory, and the Origins of the Old South,” around the 1830 Indian Removal Bill.  He begins by quoting Richard H. Wilde of Georgia who believed that progress … Continued

Monnoca Badonnih–#5

February 23, 2010

In the article, People and Place: Croatan Indians in Jim Crow Georgia, 1890-1920, Malinda Maynor discusses the effects of the Indian Removal Policy, which relocated the vast majority of large Southern Indian tribes west of the Mississippi River and the … Continued

Nirav Lakhani-#5

February 23, 2010

Malinda Maynor’s article, “People and Place: Croatan Indians in Jim Crow Georgia, 1890-1920,” is an essay on Lumbee identity. Maynor addresses Lumbee identity in the context of a migrant Lumbee community that settled in Bulloch County, Georgia after moving away … Continued