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
Tag: Oral history
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
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!
Nancy Fields, one of our community experts and collaborators for our class, has established a Facebook group devoted to her passion for Lumbee Ghost Stories. I encourage all of you to check it out and join, because it contains a … 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