Pembroke Indians Organize to Obtain ‘Special Rights’.

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“Pembroke Indians Organize to Obtain ‘Special Rights’.”  Robesonian 22 April 1949: 1.


Indians in Pembroke Township, led by Chief Turkey Tayac from Washington, DC, met for four days at the Long House.  Tayac formed a club for them, named them Lumbees, and made membership cards allowing them to enter any White institution and be served.  Gives views of Indians opposed to the plan.

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