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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

Kristen Gnau #6

March 23, 2010

This week’s reading was from Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery’s (newly released!) Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South.  In the preface, she introduces the book as a look at how Lumbee Identity has been formed over time.  This formation of … 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 #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

Felton Shane Locklear- First posting response

January 26, 2010

Felton Shane Locklear Amst 234 January 26th Response Paper “The Transformation of the Southeastern Indians” is a collection of essays edited by Robbie Ethridge and Charles Hudson that focuses on a time period in which southern Indian societies underwent immense … 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