Lumbee Publications and Videos

Suggested Readings on Lumbee Indians

Blu, Karen. The Lumbee Problem: The Making of an American Indian People. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1980.

Dial, Adolph L., and Davis K. Eliades. The Only Land I Know: A History of the Lumbee Indians. San Francisco, CA: Indian Historian Press, 1975.

Evans, William McKee. To Die Game: The Story of the Lowry Band, Indian Guerrillas of Reconstruction. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971

Hudson, Charles M., The Southeastern Indians, Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1976

Lawson, John, A New Voyage to Carolina, edited by Hugh Talmadge Lefler, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1967

Potter, Eloise F., and John B. Funderburg, Native Americans: The People and How They Lived, Raleigh; North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, 1986

Sider, Gerald. Lumbee Indian Histories, "Race, Ethnicity, and Indian Identity in Southern United States, New York, Cambridge University Press, 1993

Smith, Joseph Michael and Lula Jane Smith, The Lumbee Methodists: Getting To Know Them, Raleigh, Commission of Archives and History, North Carolina Methodist Conference, 1990

Stanley, Samuel, and William C. Sturtevant. "Indian Communities in the Eastern States." Indian Historian (1968): 15-21.

Starr, Glenn Ellen, The Lumbee Indians, an "Annotated Bibliography with Chronology and Index", Jefferson, N.C., McFarland & Company, 1994

Swanton, John R. The Indians of the Southeastern United States Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 137 (1946). Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979.

Other books available:

American Indian Policy Review Commission Report, Task Force 10, Report on Non-Federally Recognized Indians, U.S. Congress, submitted May 17, 1977

Dial, Adolph, The Lumbee (Indians of North America book series) Chelsea House Publications, NY. 1993

Croom, Edward, Medicinal Plants of the Lumbee Indians, (M.A. dissertation) University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1983.

Knick, Stanley, Along The Trail, "A Reader About Native Americans" Pembroke, N.C. Pembroke State University, 1992

Lowery, Clarence E., The Lumbee Indians of North Carolina, Lumberton, N.C.: Private Publication, 1962

McPherson, O., "Report on Conditions and Tribal Rights of the Indians of Robeson and Adjoining Counties of North Carolina", In, Indians of North Carolina (Senate Documents, Volume 4; 63rd Congress, document #677; U.S. Government Printing Office; Washington, D.C. 1914

Mooney, James, "Croatan," Handbook of Indians North of Mexico, Washington, D.C.: Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 30, 1907

Oxendine, Clifton, "A Social and Economic History of the Indians of Robeson County, North Carolina," unpublished M.A. Thesis, George Peabody College, 1934

Parsons, Elsie C., "Folklore of the Cherokees of Robeson County, N.C.", Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 32, No. 125, July- September, 1919, 384-393.

Perdue, Theda, Indians of North Carolina, N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, Raleigh, N.C. 1986

Steedly, Mary Margaret, "The Evidence of Things Not Seen": Faith and Tradition in a Lumbee Healing Practice, (M.A. Thesis) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979

Wall, Steven and Arden, Harvey, WisdomKeepers, Meetings with Native American Spiritual Elders, Hillsboro, Oregon, Beyond Words Publishing, 1990

Wright, J., "The Only Land They Knew", The Tragic Story of American Indians in the Old South, The Free Press, NY

Popular Films and Videos about the Lumbee

"Good to be an Indian, Proud and Free", portrays the history of the Lumbee from the early 1800's to contemporary times.

"North Carolina Indians", tells the story of the major Indian tribes still living in North Carolina.

"A Talk With the Elders", captures the stories of days gone by in the Indian communities of Robeson County, North Carolina Robeson County Board of Education, Robeson County Indian Education Program


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