Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South : race, identity, and the making of a nation /

With more than 50,000 enrolled members, North Carolina's Lumbee Indians are the largest Native American tribe east of the Mississippi River. Malinda Maynor Lowery, a Lumbee herself, describes how, between Reconstruction and the 1950s, the Lumbee crafted and maintained a distinct identity in an...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lowery, Malinda Maynor
Format: Book
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.
Series:First peoples (2010)
Table of Contents:
  • Adapting to segregation
  • Making home and making leaders
  • Taking sides
  • Confronting the New Deal
  • Pembroke Farms : gaining economic autonomy
  • Measuring identity
  • Recognizing the Lumbee
  • Conclusion : creating a Lumbee and Tuscarora future.