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Kasey Oxendine- North Carolina Museum Of History

May 6, 2010

I visited the North Carolina Museum of History on May 1st, 2010.  The Community and Culture: North Carolina Indians Past and Present exhibit featured on the third floor featured tribes from all over North Carolina. The exhibit concerned how tribes maintain their … Continued

Kasey Oxendine- Extra Credit

April 28, 2010

Following the Book Signing and Launch in Bulls Head Book store, a Book Launch party was held in the American Indian Center in Abernathy Hall. Refreshments such as cookies, cheese dip and delicious lemonade were available for people as they … Continued

Kasey Oxendine #8

April 28, 2010

In his essay “Breaking into the Intergovernmental Matrix: The Lumbee Tribe’s Efforts to Secure Federal Acknowledgement,” David E. Wilkins explores the concept of recognition and the Lumbees experience seeking recognition. Wilkins addresses the fact that the existence of other tribes … Continued

Interview with Cynthia Locklear

April 26, 2010

An Interview by Kasey Oxendine with Cynthia Locklear provides a brief first hand account of a Lumbee student’s experience with desegregation.  A summary of the interview is featured below.  K.J.O. :   I’m doing my Research project for school and I wanted to … Continued

Kasey Oxendine #7

April 12, 2010

“When North Carolina Indians Went on the Warpath” The Media, the Klan, and the Lumbees of North Carolina by Christopher Arris Oakley  In his essay, Christopher Arris Oakley demonstrates how Indian stereotypes are manifested in the media with his discussion … Continued

Civil Rights

April 6, 2010

Lumbees have long been the subject of racial discrimination. Despite being very much assimilated into white culture as evident from their speech and religious practices, Lumbee’s still faced much injustice in tri-racial Robeson County. Glenn Ellen Starr’s article, Lumbee Indians, … 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

Kasey Oxendine #3

February 24, 2010

“Where Do You Stay At?” Home Place and Community among the Lumbee By Karen I. Blu A sense of place and community are important to the Lumbee people. Karen I. Blu spent time in Robeson County in an attempt to … Continued

Kasey Oxendine #2

February 24, 2010

Shifting the Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity: Indian-Black Intermarriage in Southern New England, 1760-1880 by Daniel R. Mandell Daniel R. Mandell describes how different factors contributed to the intermarriage of Indians with other groups, in particular African American Males. These … Continued

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