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Shane Locklear #2

March 30, 2010

Shifting Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity: Indian-Black Intermarriage in Southern New England, 1760-1880 by Daniel R. Mandell is an elaborate look into the lives of Indians in southern New England during the 18th century. As Mandell cultivates this insight he … Continued

Shane Locklear- Response #6

March 23, 2010

The readings for this week were the preface and introduction of Malinda Maynor Lowerys’ book Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation: Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South. The book explains how the Indians of Robeson County, North … 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!

Kasey Oxendine #5

February 22, 2010

James Taylor Carson, “The Obituary of Nations’’: Ethnic Cleansing, Memory, and the Origins of the Old South In James Carson’s essay, The Obituary of Nations, he describes the atrocities Indians experienced as a result of government policies as an ethnic … Continued

Kasey Oxendine- Source-Post #4

February 16, 2010

Stilling, Glenn Ellen Starr. “Lumbee Indians.” Encyclopedia of North Carolina. Ed. William S. Powell. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2006. Pages 699-703. In her book Nowhere Else on Earth, Josephine Humphreys provides insight into the discrimination Lumbee’s faced … Continued

Reflections on a Lumbee Wake (aka “Settin’ Up”)

February 14, 2010

Rest in Peace, Miss Mable Oxendine, age 95. An elegy by Lumbee writer Vinita “Cookie” Clark: “She’s Playing In The Angel Band” The other day in heaven the orchestra leader when to God and said “I need another piano player … Continued

Lumbee Segregation in Higher Education: An Overview

January 21, 2010

I was fiddling around on my computer today when I came across a photograph I copied last semester.The picture is from the Guy Benton Johnson papers in the Southern Historical Collection. Guy Johnson was a sociology professor at UNC from … Continued