Lost Colony Theory of Tribal Origin

Record Number Citation

Jordan, Larry E. From Virginia to Alabama and beyond: migrations of related familes from 1610 to today [Web site]. 


Padget, Cindy D. “The Lost Indians of the Lost Colony: a critical legal study of the Lumbee Indians of North Carolina.”American Indian Law Review 21.2 (1997): 391-423.


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


Pate, Albert F. The search for Johnny Chevin: being a poetic quest out of the most ancient records and oldest traditions for descendants of Sir Walter Raleigh's Lost Colony. Pikeville, NC: A. F. Pate, 1991.


Church, Leon H.  “Riddle of History Solved in Lebanon.”  The Lebanon Advertiser [Lebanon, IL] 6 June 1984: 5.  Rpt. in Carolina Indian Voice 12 July 1984: 1, 7.


Parramore, Thomas C.  North Carolina: The History of an American State.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1983.  Pp. 55-56, 292-94.


Dial, Adolph L.  “The Lumbee Indians: Still a Lost Colony?”  New World Outlook 32 (May 1982): 19-22.


Sovine, Melanie Lou.  “The Mysterious Melungeons: A Critique of the Mythical Image.”  Diss. U of Kentucky, 1982.


Spicer, Edward H.  “Lumbees.”  Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups.  Ed. Stephen Thornstrom.  Cambridge: Belknap—Harvard UP, 1980.  Pp. 70-71.


Blu, Karen I.  “The Uses of History for Ethnic Identity: The Lumbee Case.”  Currents in Anthropology: Essays in Honor of Sol Tax.  Ed. Robert Hinshaw.  The Hague: Mouton, 1979. Pp. [271]-85.


United Native Instruction to Youth: An Indian Studies Curriculum for Grades K-5 and 8-9. Developed by Title IV Part A, Robeson County Compensatory Indian Eduction Project and Robeson County Board of Education. 1979. [IERC] [PSU-MLL] Also ERIC ED 219 214.


Blu, Karen I.  “Varieties of Ethnic Identity: Anglo-Saxons, Blacks, Indians, and Jews in a Southern County.”  Ethnicity 4.3 (1977): 263-86.


Cumberland County Association for Indian People. “Written Statement for Task Force Ten.” Unpublished typescript. 1976. 12 p. [IERC]


Beale, Calvin L.  “An Overview of the Phenomenon of Mixed Racial Isolates in the United States.”  American Anthropologist 74.3 (June 1972): 704-10.


Chavers, Dean.  “The Lumbee Story, Part I—Origin of the Tribe.”  Indian Voice [Santa Clara, CA: Native American Pub. Co.] 1.10 (1971-72): 11-12, 24.


Huguenin, Charles A., and Robert M. Dell. “The Lumbee (or Lumber) Indians of South Carolina. Descendants of the Hatteras Indians of Croatan (Portsmouth Island) and the English of the 'Lost Colony' of Roanoke (Cedar Island). Part 2.” NEARA Newsletter (Milford, N.H.: New England Antiquities Research Association) 7.3 (1970): 53-55.


Egerton, John. “Six Districts, Three Races and More Things.”  Southern Education Report 4 (Dec. 1968): 4-10.


 Lowrey, Clarence E.  The Lumbee Indians of North Carolina.  Lumberton: Clarence E. Lowrey, 1960.  64p.


Prpic, George J.  “Early Croatian Contacts with America and the Mystery of the Croatans: Were Some Croats Present at the Discovery of America?”  Journal of Croatian Studies 1 (1960): 6-24.


Rights, Douglas L.  The American Indian in North Carolina.  2nd ed.  Winston-Salem: John F. Blair, 1957.  Pp. 144-49. 


Price, Edward T.  “A Geographic Analysis of White-Negro-Indian Racial Mixtures in Eastern United States.”  Annals of the Association of American Geographers 43 (June 1953): 138-55.


"The Indians of Robeson County.”  The State [Charlotte, NC] 18.47 (21 April 1951): 3, 22.


Johnson, Guy Benton. “An Institutional Sketch of the Robeson County Indian Community.” 1951? 22p. Included in entry 468.


Johnson, Guy Benton.  “An Institutional Sketch of the Robeson County Indian Community.”  1951?  22p.  [Included in entry 468.]


Price, Edward Thomas.  “Mixed Blood Populations of the Eastern United States as to Origins, Localizations, and Persistence.”  Diss.  U of California at Berkeley, 1950.  Pp. 285-91.