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Lumbee Film Festival Seeks Films by American Indians

The first ever Lumbee Film Festival showcases bold, original new films made by American Indians, especially Lumbees living in North Carolina and across the United States. The inaugural festival takes place on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the UNC Pembroke Entrepreneurship Incubator. American Indian filmmakers can submit narrative, documentary or experimental films of any length or genre to the festival by June 7, 2018. Submissions can be made through the Cucalorus website at: www.cucalorus.org/lumbee-film-festival/. There is no entry fee - so submit a film for free! The Festival features a panel discussion with community organizers, filmmakers and tribe members discussing cultural extraction, c

Lumbee Nation Economic Summit Regisration

Tribal rolls are currently closed for new enrollments as we evaluate our existing processes and work toward making improvements. Tribal enrollment is a key issue throughout Indian Country and concepts such as sovereignty, blood quantum, authenticity and legitimacy, often play a large role in any discussion of this subject matter. We are excited to have Robert A. Williams, Jr., the Regents Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Chair of the University of Arizona Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program, join us at the 2018 Lumbee Nation Economic Summit to discuss tribal enrollment reform. Professor Williams, a Lumbee who received his Doctorate from Harvard Law School, is well-versed in navigating

Lumbee Nations Economic Summit

The opioid crisis is escalating to emergency-level proportions, claiming as many lives as car accidents. When a family member has a drug or alcohol addiction, they have a disease that has the power to affect and hurt their entire family. An addiction can cause tension, miscommunication, and more frequent arguments within a household, raising the stress levels and negativity off all who are within this unhealthy atmosphere. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdose rates from prescription opioids were highest among people aged 25 to 54 years. Also, overdose rates from prescription opioids were higher among non-Hispanic whites and American Indian or Alaskan Natives,

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