The Lumbee Indians : an American struggle

"As the largest tribe east of the Mississippi and the ninth largest in the country, the Lumbees have survived in their original homelands, maintaining a distinct identity as Indians in a bi-racial South. In a work both concise and expansive, Lumbee historian Malinda Maynor Lowery tells this sto...

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Main Author: Lowery, Malinda Maynor, (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Series:H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • A genealogy
  • Interlude : Watts Street Elementary School, Durham, North Carolina, 1978
  • Introduction
  • Interlude : what are you?
  • We have always been a free people : encountering Europeans
  • Interlude : homecoming
  • Disposed to fight to their death : independence
  • Interlude : family outlaws and family bibles
  • In defiance of all laws : removal and insurrection
  • Interlude : whole and pure
  • The justice to which we are entitled : segregation and assimilation
  • Interlude : Pembroke, North Carolina, 1960
  • Integration or disintegration : civil rights and red power
  • Interlude : journeys, 1972-1988
  • They can kill me, but they can't eat me : the drug war
  • Interlude : Cherokee Chapel Holiness Methodist Church, Wakulla, North Carolina, January 2010
  • A creative state, not a welfare state : creating a constitution
  • Epilogue.