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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

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

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

Kasey Oxendine #1

January 26, 2010

Because It Is Right by Stanley Knick As the largest tribe east of the Mississippi River the Lumbee’s are still struggling for federal recognition. The have been recognized by the state since 1885. Congress recognized them in 1956 and terminated … Continued