This week we read David E. Wilkins Breaking into the Intergovernmental Matrix: The Lumbee tribes efforts to secure federal acknowledgement. In this article Wilkins discusses the concept of being politically recognized by the federal and state government. This recognition is … Continued
The readings for this week are from Christopher Arris Oakley’s “When Carolina Indians Went on the Warpath” The Media, the Klan, and the Lumbees of North Carolina. This essay describes the riot in Maxton after the KKK attempted to gather … Continued
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
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!
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
Race (noun) 1. A local geographic or global human population distinguished as a more or less distinct group by genetically transmitted physical characteristics. 2. A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or … Continued