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Lumbee Tribe - Robeson County, North Carolina, Pembroke, North Carolina, Lumbee, John Oxendine, Chris Chavis, Timeline of Lumbee Hist (Paperback) Loot Price: R308
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Robeson County, North Carolina, Pembroke, North Carolina, Lumbee, John Oxendine, Chris Chavis, Timeline of Lumbee history, Henry Berry Lowrie, Battle of Hayes Pond, Robert A. Williams, Jr., Carmen Hart, List of Lumbees, Johnny Hunt, Julian Pierce, Helen Maynor Scheirbeck, Dean Chavers, Sean Locklear. Excerpt: The Lumbee are a Native American tribe recognized by the state of North Carolina. The name "Lumbee" is derived from the word lumber or Lumber River, which winds through Robeson County, North Carolina. The river was named for the extensive lumber trade in the region in the early 19th century. Purnell Swett is the Lumbee tribal chairman. In 1885, the Lumbee were recognized by the State of North Carolina as Croatan Indians. They unsuccessfully sought federal recognition thereafter. In 1952, after a request from tribal members, the Robeson County Commissioners conducted a tribal referendum on the tribal name. Tribal members voted for adoption of the name "Lumbee Indians of North Carolina." The Lumbee claim to be descendants of the Cheraw and related Siouan-speaking tribes originally inhabiting part of the coastal regions of the state of North Carolina. Some members claim to be descendants of the Iroquoian-speaking Tuscarora tribe, who before 1722 inhabited northeastern North Carolina. In 1956, the United States Congress passed H.R. 4656, known as the Lumbee Act, which recognized the Lumbee as Native American people, but did not recognize them as an official tribe. In consultation with the tribe, as a condition of recognition Congress excluded the Lumbee from receiving the federal services ordinarily provided to federally recognized tribes through the Bureau of Indian Affairs. As the only tribe in this circumstance, the Lumbee have since sought full federal recognition through congressional legislation. Such...

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Imprint: University-Press.Org
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-51106-1
Barcode: 9781230511061
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LSN: 1-230-51106-7

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