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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- 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

“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!

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

Reflections on a Lumbee Wake (aka “Settin’ Up”)

February 14, 2010

Rest in Peace, Miss Mable Oxendine, age 95. An elegy by Lumbee writer Vinita “Cookie” Clark: “She’s Playing In The Angel Band” The other day in heaven the orchestra leader when to God and said “I need another piano player … 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