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9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance on September 10, 2016

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke are hosting a 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center on September 10, 2016 beginning at 9 am. This day will consist of an array of activities from cleaning the cultural center to cultural activities as we remember the events of 9/11. Everyone is welcome!

Lumbee Tribe provides Outreach to Students, Educators and Administrators

Tribal staff joined area agencies in providing outreach to students, educators, and administrators as they return to school. During the Robeson Community College New Student Orientation, UNC Pembroke Student Involvement Fair, and Public Schools of Robeson County Opening Day, participants had the opportunity to talk one-on-one with tribal staff and ask questions about programs available to tribal members. Participants were also encouraged to Get Involved in the Tribal Community through weekly cultural enrichment classes, mentorship opportunities with the tribal Boys and Girls Clubs, and ongoing service projects at the Lumbee Tribe Culture Center. The Tribe’s administration is dedicated to pro

Lumbee Tribe distributes 600 backpacks during annual Back-to-School Project and Youth Powwow

In preparation for the 2016-2017 school year, 600 tribal youth received backpacks filled with school supplies. This year’s distribution is the largest yet. The back-to-school project benefited residents of the tribe’s rental housing program and members of the seven Boys and Girls Clubs operated by the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. Backpacks were distributed during the annual Youth Powwow at the Pembroke Boys and Girls Club on August 12. The annual powwow promotes returning to school with an afternoon of cultural enrichment for tribal youth between the ages of 6 to 18. The back-to-school project, first established in 2010, is in its 7th year benefiting tribal youth throughout Cumberland, Ho

Lumbee Tribe installs playground at Red Hill Apartments

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina recently had the installation of a new playground for the youth residing at Red Hill Apartments located at 4872 Red Hill Road, Maxton, NC. The playground included a swing set, banana slide set, merry-go-round, and two turtle spring riders. Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr., along with District Representative’s Bobby Oxendine and Jarrod Lowery, were in attendance to welcome the families to the playground site. Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. expressed much gratitude to the community and to the Lumbee Tribal Council on the effort that was shown during this project. Godwin stated that he received the request from children of the Red Hill Apartments communi

A Very Lumbee Fairtytale

The Boys and Girls Club of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina hosted their annual musical titled A Very Lumbee Fairytale on Thursday evening. The musical was held at Berea Baptist Church located in Pembroke, NC. The musical was directed and choreographed by Hunter Rigsby. Hunter Rigsby is a State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Intern who has interned with the Boys and Girls Club of the Lumbee Tribe for the past two summer terms. She is currently a student at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and will graduate in the upcoming spring semester. Dr. Rose Marie Lowry- Townsend showed much appreciation in the children’s performance and stated how the kids look forward to performing their

Heritage Haven Elders Present Quilt to Lumbee Tribe

Heritage Haven Elders presented their 86 x 93 inch quilt to Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. on Tuesday. The quilt, which is titled Jacob’s Ladder, will be displayed for the month of August at the Lumbee Tribal Complex located at 6984 N.C. 711 in Pembroke. This attractive quilt was hand stitched and crafted by all members of the Heritage Haven Elders Group located on Marion Stage Rd in Fairmont. The group meets every Tuesday at 9 a.m. It takes approximately six weeks to make a quilt of this size. The quilt features unique square patterns that are accented with distinctive floral designs that allow the quilt to possess an individualistic and stylish presence. Evelyn Jacobs and Martha Hardin express

Lumbee Tribe and UNC-Pembroke Working Together to Build Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center Track

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) came together on Friday to sign an agreement that will give UNCP’s Cross Country team access to the future track site that will be located at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center. Lumbee Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. along with UNC-Pembroke’s Alumnus and General Counsel Joshua Malcolm signed the agreement at the Lumbee Tribal Office. “I look forward to seeing UNCP’s Cross Country team conducting their practice at the Cultural Center,” Godwin stated. “I want people to know that the revitalization of the Cultural Center is a community effort and we can build upon this process by establishing a connection

2016 Back to School Celebration

Lumbee Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. attended the 2016 Back to School Celebration that was hosted by the Public Schools of Robeson County on Thursday, August 4. Over 20,000 students and parents were serviced during the celebration. Pictured above, Superintendent Tommy Lowry presented Lumbee Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. with a student backpack. A notebook, loose leaf paper, pencils, pencil sharpener, and other school supplies were enclosed. Each student received this bag from their designated school booth. Parent bags were also distributed. “I am proud to be in attendance during this celebration,” Godwin stated. “To know that so many kids are coming to receive the needed tools for t

RFP FOR ARROWPOINT SUBDIVISION: Continuation of phase 2

LUMBEE TRIBE OF NORTH CAROLINA RESTRICTED SOLICITATION THIS INVITATION IS RESTRICTED TO QUALIFIED TRIBAL AND/OR INDIAN OWNED ECONOMIC ENTERPRISES AND ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND CONTINUATION OF EXISTING STREETS AND UTILITIES DEPENDING ON budget. THIS IS A SINGLE PRIME SOLICITATION FOR LICENSED GENERAL CONTRACTORS: The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will receive SEALED BIDS, mailed or hand delivered, until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22nd,2016 at the Lumbee Tribal Housing Complex located at P.O. Box 2709 ( 6984 NC Hwy. 711 West) Pembroke, North Carolina 28372; ATTN: Anthony Holden. Bids will be opened and read aloud on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 am in Conference Chambers

Joint Settlement for Lumbee Tribe and R.A. Jeffreys

Text of Joint Statement The Lumbee Tribe and R.A. Jeffreys are pleased to jointly announce that they have agreed to resolve the dispute between them concerning the use of two of the Lumbee Tribe’s trademarks in advertisements created by R.A. Jeffrey’s. The use of the Lumbee Tribe’s trademarks in those ads was a mistake for which R.A. Jeffrey’s takes responsibility and apologizes. As a show of its support for the local community and the Lumbee Tribe, R.A. Jeffreys is pleased to announce that it has agreed to make a substantial donation to Lumbee Land Development, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves the Lumbee Tribe. The money will be used for educational or youth programs. C

Lumbee Tribe Welcome's Walmart

Lumbee Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin and tribal administrators met with a Walmart management team Tuesday to discuss a partnership between the tribe and the retail giant. Pembroke Walmart Manager Ponce Chavis facilitated the meeting along with the chairman. The local leaders have collaborated on several projects since Chairman Godwin took office in January. The Pembroke Walmart sold t-shirts for the Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow as well as the Lumbee Homecoming. The chairman is hoping for even more partnerships between the tribe and Walmart. In addition to a tour of the tribal complex and the Boys and Girls Club, Chairman Godwin also gave the Walmart team a tour of the Cultural Center and

Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. with Phi Sigma Nu Fraternity

Lumbee Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin was a guest speaker Friday afternoon as part of Phi Sigma Nu’s 11th annual Chief Convention held July 27-30 at UNC Pembroke (UNCP). Phi Sigma Nu (ΦΣΝ) is the oldest and largest American Indian fraternity in the United States. It was founded on Feb. 13, 1996 at UNCP. The fraternity has grown to almost 400 brothers and nine chapters. Its mission is to empower Native American men to collectively engage in academic, social, cultural and physical realms to promote and inspire growth in tribal families, tribal communities, the United States of America and the world at large. View the Phi Sigma Nu website to learn more about becoming a Nu Warrior. Lumbee Tribal

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