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Interview with Panthia Locklear

May 7, 2010

Interview with Panthia Locklear who is a teacher at the Odum Home Question: Can you give us some history of the Odum Home? Answer: The Odum Home was originally meant for all kids that didn’t have parents. Now its for … Continued

Shane Locklear #3

March 30, 2010

Chapter 2 of Karen Blu’s book “The Lumbee Problem” focuses on two important aspects regarding the history of the Lumbee people: Where did they come from? And what were they like before. Blu presumes to answer these two questions by … 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

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

Kasey Oxendine #6

March 23, 2010

Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South By Malinda Maynor Lowery In her book Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South, Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery explores how the identities of the Lumbee Indians of Robeson County were shaped in Robeson … 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!

Chris Burris #1

January 26, 2010

This week’s reading from The Transformation of the Southeastern Indians 1540-1760 addresses multiple topics in post-European contact history of the numerous Native American tribes of the Southeast, primarily regarding the area comprised of modern-day Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, … Continued

Kristen Gnau #1

January 26, 2010

Before I dive into a more specific area of Lumbee culture for the semester, I am finding it helpful to get a bit of an overview of Lumbee political and cultural history.  For someone just starting research on the Lumbee … Continued

Walker Elliott-Weekly Reflection#1

January 26, 2010

This week’s assigned readings—five essays from The Transformation of the Southeastern Indians and Knick’s “Because it is Right”—mainly address the early post-contact history of Southeastern Indian groups. All six sources rely heavily on archeological information, but the five essays from … Continued