Ella Deloria: A Biographical Sketch and Literary Analysis.

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Murray, Janette K. "Ella Deloria: A Biographical Sketch and Literary Analysis." Diss. U of North Dakota, 1974. Pp. 136-38.


Brief mention. Deloria, a Dakota Indian linguist, was sent to Pembroke by the Farm Security Administration to write a community pageant on the Lumbees. Murray quotes from two letters Deloria wrote to her advisor, Franz Boas, giving her impressions of them. She mentions their dislike of the name Croatan; physical appearance; disputes between Cherokee and Siouan factions; discrimination by Whites; and attendance of colleges outside North Carolina because of exclusion by all N.C. colleges except PSU.

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