American Indian Studies

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2016 Lumbee Book Talk will feature authors Patricia Lowry Chavis, Joan C. Blackwell and JoJo Brooks Shifflett, June 30

Lumbee authors Patricia (Pat) Lowry Chavis, Joan C. Blackwell and JoJo Brooks Shifflett will discuss their work during Lumbee Homecoming.

Sponsored by the American Indian Studies Department, the Bookstore and the Southeast Indian Studies Program, the Lumbee Book Talk (PDF) will be held Thursday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in the Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery, UNCP Bookstore. The event features Lumbee authors and authors who write about the Lumbee Indians.

Copies of books will be available for purchase and autograph. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Mary Ann Jacobs, chair of the Department of American Indian Studies, at 910.775.4262 or email mary.jacobs@uncp.edu.

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2015 Lumbee Book Talk will feature authors Arvis Locklear Boughman and Charlene Hunt, July 2

Lumbee authors Arvis Locklear Boughman and Charlene Hunt will discuss their work during Lumbee Homecoming.

Sponsored by the American Indian Studies Department, the Bookstore and the Southeast Indian Studies Program, the Lumbee Book Talk (PDF) will be held Thursday, July 2, at 2 p.m. in the Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery, UNCP Bookstore. The event features Lumbee authors and authors who write about the Lumbee Indians.

Copies of books will be available for purchase and autograph. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Mary Ann Jacobs, chair of the Department of American Indian Studies, at 910.775.4262 or email mary.jacobs@uncp.edu.

2014 Lumbee Book Talk will feature history of UNCP, July 4

Lumbee authors Lawrence T. Locklear and Dr. Linda Oxendine will discuss their book “Hail to UNCP! A 125-Year History of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke” during Lumbee Homecoming.

Sponsored by UNC Pembroke’s American Indian Studies Department, the Bookstore and the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, the Lumbee Book Talk will be held Friday, July 4, at 1 p.m. in the University Center Annex on the UNCP campus.

Lawrence T. Locklear

Lawrence T. Locklear

Linda E. Oxendine

Linda E. Oxendine

The event features Lumbee authors and authors who write about the Lumbee Indians.

Locklear is the program coordinator for UNCP’s Southeast American Indian Studies program. Dr. Oxendine is a professor emeritus of American Indian Studies at UNCP.

Published in April 2014, “Hail to UNCP!” is a 375-page volume with 120 photos, illustrations and maps that recounts the university’s compelling and unique history. It is available for purchase from the UNCP Bookstore for $25 – either in store or online (www.uncp.edu/bookstore). E-book versions are available on amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com for $9.99.

Also featured is Lumbee author Buddy Oxendine. His book “My Ramblings: Random Thoughts” is a collection of what Oxendine calls “silly” short stories that impart wisdom through humor. “My Ramblings” is available for purchase at the UNCP Bookstore and amazon.com for $12.56.

Copies of both books will be available for purchase and autographs. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Mary Ann Jacobs, chair of the Department of American Indian Studies, at 910.775.4262 or email mary.jacobs@uncp.edu.

Hail to UNCP! Cover