The Lumbee

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Dial, Adolph L. The Lumbee. Indians of North America. New York : Chelsea House, 1993. 112 p. Key source


This lucidly written, copiously illustrated work, meant for ages 12-16, also serves well as an up-to-date introduction for college students and general readers. Topics covered include tribal name and origin (emphasizing the Lost Colony theory), efforts to gain true federal acknowledgment, history of their relations with Whites in Robeson County, Henry Berry Lowry, struggle for education (especially the history of UNC-Pembroke), religion, agriculture, art, politics, civil rights, and recent accomplishments.

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