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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

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

Kristen Gnau #5

February 23, 2010

            James Taylor Carson frames his article, “The Obituary of Nations’: Ethnic Cleansing, Memory, and the Origins of the Old South,” around the 1830 Indian Removal Bill.  He begins by quoting Richard H. Wilde of Georgia who believed that progress … Continued

Coty Brayboy Response #5

February 23, 2010

The Obituary of Nations: Ethnic Cleansing, Memory, and Origins of the Old South” by James Taylor Carson and “Croatan Indians in Jim Crow Georgia, 1890-1920” by Malinda Maynor Carson’s “The Obituary of Nations” uses a theme of a death notice … 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

Coty Brayboy Source Reflection Paper

February 16, 2010

Croom, Edward M., Jr. “Herbal Medicine Among the Lumbee Indians.” Herbal and Magical Medicine: Traditional Healing Today.  Eds. James K. Kirkland, Holly F. Matthews, Charles Sullivan III, Karen Baldwin. Durham: Duke University Press, 1992. 137-165. “If the Lumbee do comprise … 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

Kristen Gnau #3

February 11, 2010

Not being from Robeson County like some of my classmates, I was unsure of how Lumbee views on community differed from my own.  Karen Blu’s article, “Where Do You Stay At?” really helped me better understand the Lumbee idea of … 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