Chairman Brooks testifies before Senate Indian Affairs Committee Oversight hearing on broken administrative acknowledgement process Tribal Chairman Paul Brooks testified before the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Thursday, July 12, 2012. The oversight hearing was on federal recognition, focusing on the process of recognizing tribes through the administrative and Congressional processes. "The basis was to discuss the efficiencies, or lack thereof," said Chairman Brooks, "regarding the federal acknowledgement process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs".
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Welcome to Lumbee Tribe
Here are the OFFICIAL results of the 2013 Lumbee Tribal Council elections
Click HERE to view the tally sheet
Click HERE to read more about the results
District 2: Janie Oxendine McFarland
District 3: Al Locklear
District 6: Larry Townsend
District 7: Jan Lowery
District 8: Daniel Jones
District 12: Areatha Patterson
District 13: William Maiden
* All district races have been certified by the Election Board
New council will take office January 2014*
URGENT INFORMATION from the Lumbee Tribe's Department of Energy
Chairman Paul Brooks sends request to Washington D.C. urging the federal government to immediately release Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds for winter assistance. Patrick Strickland, the tribe's Department of Energy Manager, said making LIHEAP funds available is critical for tribal members as we are already experiencing winter temperatures."
Click HERE to read Brooks' request to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
A construction crew have been working steady to replace the damaged roof at the Lumbee Tribal Housing Complex in Pembroke.
The metal roof was heavily damaged from a hail storm in April 2011. Golf-ball sized hail caused severe damage to homes and
property across Pembroke and surrounding communities.
Tribe appears on FOX-43 Morning Show
Tune in to WFXB FOX-43 and watch Tribal Chairman Paul Brooks, along with staff members, highlight services
offered by the tribe. The "FOX Morning Minute" will air on Tuesday mornings, bright and early at 7:25 a.m.