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n. pl. Lumbee or Lum·bees
A member of a Native American people of southeast North Carolina.
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Using heuristic inquiry, the purpose of this study was to investigate how dialect affects the ethnic identity development of the first author as well as fellow Lumbee students attending a predominantly white university.
A native of Pembroke and a member of the Lumbee Tribe, Chancellor Cummings earned his undergraduate degree in zoology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a James M.
The funds from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will go to the Housing Authority of the city of Lumberton and to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
In the language of the Lumbee Indians of North Carolina, the resurrection fern is known as "tapasi moso here," or "plant that grows on a rough branch" (Boughman and Oxendine, Herbal Remedies 69).
And there's Ben Chavis in California, a Lumbee who worked his way from poverty to earn three Ph.
Bryan Brayboy (2005), a prominent Lumbee scholar, notes that "locating theory as something absent from stories and practices is problematic in many Indigenous communities and in the work of anthropologists who seek to represent Indigenous communities" (p.
Malinda Maynor Lowery agrees and details how in the 1930s the Bureau of Indian Affairs used "blood quantum" as an Indian identity marker, a decision that doomed subsequent Lumbee recognition efforts.
Smith explains how Sylvester Clark, a man of mixed black, Lumbee, Cherokee, and white ancestry created a persona as the son of a Blackfoot Chief.
HTC was approached by the Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation (LREMC), a not-for-profit regional electric utility, to service a portion of Robeson County, North Carolina through a new fiber-based network.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee urged Congress to withhold recognition from the Lumbee people in North Carolina, and the Navajo Nation resisted the secession of the San Juan Paiutes.
Living Indian Histories: Lumbee and Tuscarora People in North Carolina.