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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

Coty Brayboy #3 Repost

April 27, 2010

I previously wrote this post before the website crashed, and I can’t find the original post. Gerald Sider’s Living Indian Histories: Lumbee and Tuscarora People in North Carolina focuses on the creation of Lumbee and Tuscarora communities in the state, … Continued

Shane Locklear #7

April 20, 2010

The readings for this week are from Christopher Arris Oakley’s “When Carolina Indians Went on the Warpath” The Media, the Klan, and the Lumbees of North Carolina. This essay describes the riot in Maxton after the KKK attempted to gather … Continued

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 #3

March 30, 2010

Chapter 2 of Karen Blu’s book “The Lumbee Problem” focuses on two important aspects regarding the history of the Lumbee people: Where did they come from? And what were they like before. Blu presumes to answer these two questions by … 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

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

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

“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, for more info and updates on the book!

Monnoca Badonnih–#5

February 23, 2010

In the article, People and Place: Croatan Indians in Jim Crow Georgia, 1890-1920, Malinda Maynor discusses the effects of the Indian Removal Policy, which relocated the vast majority of large Southern Indian tribes west of the Mississippi River and the … Continued