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
Tag: Lumbee politics
David E. Wilkins’ article “Breaking Into the Intergovernmental Matrix: The Lumbee Tribe’s Efforts to Secure Federal Acknowledgement” investigates the Lumbee tribe’s attempts to gain federal recognition and the concurrent federal benefits by examining both the Lumbee’s motivations and the major … Continued
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, http://malindamaynorlowery.wordpress.com for more info and updates on the book!
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
Before I dive into a more specific area of Lumbee culture for the semester, I am finding it helpful to get a bit of an overview of Lumbee political and cultural history. For someone just starting research on the Lumbee … Continued
This weekend I went to Pembroke to attend the wake (aka “visitation” or “settin’ up”) and funeral service for Rev. Julian Ransom, a Lumbee Holiness Methodist preacher with an amazing record of community service, impeccable character, and true leadership. He … Continued