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20-11-2017
Two Lumbee incumbents win re-election - The Robesonian

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Two Lumbee incumbents win re-election
The Robesonian
“I'm going to work for all the Indian people,” Mercer said. The District 12 vote tally released Tuesday evening by the tribal Board of Elections was 47 for Michael W. Chavis II, 42 for Victoria Henderson and 31 for incumbent Shelley Strickland. But ...

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14-11-2017
New mace honors UNCP's history - The Robesonian

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New mace honors UNCP's history
The Robesonian
The University Mace was carried by Cherry Maynor Beasley, the 2017 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award winner, and flanked by the Lumbee Ambassadors and the Lumbee Tribe culture team. Atop the 4-foot-tall mace is a 13-inch red-tailed ...

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17-11-2017
$7M gift is UNCP's largest - The Robesonian

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$7M gift is UNCP's largest
The Robesonian
Jim Thomas, a Pembroke native and Lumbee Indian, is a prominent Los Angeles real estate developer, and founder of the Thomas Family Foundation. A one-time owner of the NBA's Sacramento Kings, he was chairman of the board of Parkway Properties, ...

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04-11-2017
Lumbee Tribe makes polling site change - The Robesonian

Lumbee Tribe makes polling site change
The Robesonian
The District 6 sites are Morgan Britt Apartment Office, 100 Oxendine Circle in Lumberton, and Indian Education Resource Center, 818 W. Third St. in Pembroke. The candidates are Scott Bell and Douglas Locklear. The District 7 sites are Pembroke Boys and ...

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03-11-2017
15 seek seven seats on Tribal Council - The Robesonian

15 seek seven seats on Tribal Council
The Robesonian
The District 12 sites are Lumbee Heritage Elders Court, 16220 Lumbee Heritage Lane in Lauringburg; Queheel Fire Department, 108 E. Rockingham Road in Maxton; and Evans Crossroad Fire Department, 3440 Elrod Road in Maxton. The candidates are ...

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11-11-2017
Hunt: Veterans deserve the best care - Laurinburg Exchange

Laurinburg Exchange

Hunt: Veterans deserve the best care
Laurinburg Exchange
He is a member of the state and national Tribal Veterans Service, National American Indians Veterans and the Lumbee Warriors Association. “This is not a costume,” Hunt said referring to his regalia blended with his uniform. “This is who I am and who I ...

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13-11-2017
Bill Kirby Jr.: Along Whitfield Street, Jimmy Puglisi was one of us - Fayetteville Observer

Fayetteville Observer

Bill Kirby Jr.: Along Whitfield Street, Jimmy Puglisi was one of us
Fayetteville Observer
18, 1958, at Hayes Pond in Robeson County, when Lumbee Indians took on about two dozen members of the Ku Klux Klan after the hooded klansmen had burned crosses in St. Pauls and Lumberton five days before. “Hell,” he said in 1998 in a retrospective ...

27-10-2017
UNC governors, Spellings take UNCP tour - The Robesonian

The Robesonian

UNC governors, Spellings take UNCP tour
The Robesonian
The group was welcomed on campus by Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings, his wife, Rebecca; the Lumbee Ambassadors; and the Lumbee Tribe Culture Team, demonstrating the university's unique heritage. The board members, who were joined by UNC ...

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28-10-2017
In the Warrior Tradition - White Mountain Independent

White Mountain Independent

In the Warrior Tradition
White Mountain Independent
According to Mr. James Locklear (Lumbee), you could be “deferred for farming,” which meant that if you were a farmer, you wouldn't have to go into service. However, many of us Indian boys felt obligated to join our buddies and fight. That's why I ...

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09-11-2017
Lumbee bills working through Congress - Cherokee One Feather

Lumbee bills working through Congress
Cherokee One Feather
“For over a century, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has raised concerns about Lumbee recognition to protect our separate Cherokee culture and identity,” said Principal Chief Richard G. Sneed. “The Lumbees sought federal recognition as a Cherokee ...

20-09-2017
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