Carolina Indian Voice

civ.jpgThe Carolina Indian Voice, a weekly newspaper published in Pembroke, was established on January 18, 1973. It was published until 2005 and is one of North Carolina's oldest American Indian newspapers. The newspaper was primarily run by the members of the Barton family, including Bruce Barton, who served as editor from the founding of the newspaper in 1973 to 1988 when his sister, Connee Barton Brayboy, took over the editorship. This series in the Elmer Hunt Photograph Collection contains approximately 1,233 images that were used in the newspaper to accompany articles. These images cover various activities such as ribbon cutting ceremonies for local businesses, parades, protests, graduations, auto races, football games, and birthday parties. View the complete inventory of the collection.


Photo Description: Ten Year Celebration for Carolina Indian Voice, heldat Pembroke Senior High School. Autographed copies of Mr. Barton’s new book, An Indian Manifesto, were sold at the event. Standing is Barbara Barton.Seated at the table, left to right, are Bruce Barton, Connee Barton Brayboy, and Samuel Kerns. The two women customers are unidentified, but, the guest speaker for the evening, Arlinda Locklear, can be seen standing on the far right. Date: January 22, 1983.


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