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Extra Credit- Interview

May 8, 2010

Over spring break, I interviewed two ladies who contained a wealth of knowledge about Lumbee History. First, I interviewed Ms. Ruth Locklear who is employed by The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. I also interviewed Ms. Cynthia Hunt Locklear who … Continued

Extra Credit- CIC powwow

May 8, 2010

During this year’s powwow, I volunteered at the t-shirt table. This gave me the opportunity to sit back and observe as opposed to interacting as much as I usually do. It was apparent that the main purpose of a powwow … Continued

Reflection 7

May 8, 2010

I’ve heard my parents, grandparents, and professors speak over and over about how the Lumbees ran the KKK out of Maxton. However, “When Carolina Indians Went on the Warpath” presents a completely different angle of this same event. In the … Continued

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- Extra Credit

May 7, 2010

There was a book signing for Professor Maynor in Bulls Head Book Store for the release of her book. After the book signing a book launch party was held for her in the American Indian Center. The American Indian Center … Continued

Shane Locklear #8

May 7, 2010

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

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

Coty Brayboy Extra Credit- Powwow Reviews

May 6, 2010

This year I attended several powwows: 1) CIC Powwow: Although I was not on the planning committee, I looked forward to this powwow because it is our school’s chance to showcase our Indian community to Indian Country. I have been … Continued

Shalom Cherian- NC Museum of History Field Trip

May 6, 2010

I visited the “Community and Culture: North Carolina Indians past and present” exhibit at NC Museum of History, Raleigh. Though the exhibit was much smaller than I had expected, it presented a few cultural practices that have been maintained throughout … Continued

Julia Kaminer – Oakley 4/13 Response

May 6, 2010

“When North Carolina Indians Went on the Warpath” by Christopher Arris Oakley is a beautiful article capturing the events of 1958 when the citizens of Robeson County chased the Klu Klux Klan out of their home land. The article is … Continued