Croatan Indians of North Carolina

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Olds, Fred A. “Croatan Indians of North Carolina.” Raleigh Times 8 Nov. 1913.


Discusses log homes, hunting and fishing, Harper’s Ferry, cross-bows, and the Croatans’ 1900 application for admission to the Indian Territory. Also notes that the “proper name” of the Lumber River is “Lumbee.” Notes Croatans’ problems and progress. Asserts that “they retain fully as many of their old characteristics as do the Cherokees.”

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Crossbow – Fishing – Harper’s Ferry – Lumbee River