Neither the Lumbee River Fund nor UNC Pembroke is affiliated with or endorses
the content on the following websites.
NATIVE AMERICAN RESOURCES
HISTORY AND DOCUMENTARY RESOURCES
- "Good to be
an Indian, Proud and Free" - portrays the history of the Lumbee
from the early 1800's to contemporary times. Contact the Lumbee
Tribal Council for more information.
- "North Carolina
Indians" - tells the story of the major Indian tribes still living
in North Carolina. Contact the Lumbee
Regional Development Association for more information.
- "A Talk With
the Elders" - captures the stories of days gone by in the Indian
communities of Robeson County. Contact the Indian Education Resource
Center, Public Schools of Robeson County: PO Box 847, Pembroke, NC 28372,
- "The Lumbee
Indians: People of the Dark Water" - WRAL-TV's 30 minute documentary
on the Lumbee. Visit www.wral-tv.com/news/wral/documentaries/1997/1028-people-of-the-dark
or contact WRAL-TV 5.
- "Real Indian"
- A 7 minute video examining stereotypes and their role in one person's
Lumbee identity. Contact Malinda Maynor, P.O. Box 1499, Pembroke, NC
28372, or email email@example.com.
- "Sounds of
Faith" - A 14 minute video about the tradition of Lumbee gospel
music and how it sustains our community and culture. Contact Malinda
Maynor (see above).
The Trials of Eddie Hatcher" - Through interviews with lawyers,
employees at The Robesonian, and others, this documentary recounts the
events surrounding the controversial takeover of February 1, 1988 and
the subsequent legal battles which followed. Visit ww.eddiehatcher.org.
- "Indian by
Birth: The Lumbee Dialect" - Stripped of their heritage language
generations ago, the Lumbee Indians of Southeastern North Carolina carved
out a unique dialect of English to maintain their linguistic identity.
The story of Lumbee English is a remarkable narrative of linguistic
adaptability and cultural perseverance. Visit www.ncsu.edu/linguistics/code/Research%20Sites/ncllp2.htm
A Remarkable People" - An overview of Lumbee history and culture
produced by the Indian Education Resource Center, Public Schools of
Robeson County. Contact the Indian Education Resource Center, PO Box
847, Pembroke, NC 28372, or 910.521.2054.
- "Indian by
Grace" - a video on Indian identity produced by the Native
American Resource Center at UNC Pembroke
ON ORAL HISTORY
- Putting Documentary
Work to Work, ed. Tom Rankin (download at www.indivisible.org/resources.htm,
or contact the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 919.660.3663)
- The Tape-Recorded
Interview: A Manual for Fieldworkers in Folklore and Oral History, Edward
- Oral History: A
Practical Guide, published by the Southern Oral History Project (contact
Beth Millwood at UNC-Chapel Hill, 919.962.0455)