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Tribal Council Recommends Healthier Eating Options

Tribal leadership recognizes the health concerns in the Lumbee Community. American Indians have a high rate of a stroke, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Unhealthy eating habits can contribute to these health concerns. In the tribal council special called meeting held tonight, January 25, adopted the resolution CLLR-2019-0125-03 “Eat Smart, Healthy Food Leadership”. This resolution is to promote wellness, disease prevention, healthy eating, and healthy living among its membership at all times, specifically for tribal events. The Spring Moon Garden Patch is one way that the Tribal Government is moving forward with healthy eating. The Spring Moon Garden Patch

District 4 Community Meeting

District 4 Community Meeting will focus on tribal programs available to the membership, developing partnerships and community outreach. District 4 includes : Philadelphus, Red Springs Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:00PM-8:00PM Lumbee Lodge 2715 Philadelphus Rd. Pembroke, NC 28372

Beating the Odds through Love, Kindness, and Support

Dustin Chavis, a 24-year-old from Rowland NC, beat the odds when it came to graduating from a 4-year university. Dustin was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth. He has faced many barriers and challenges growing up, but has managed to overcome them and continues to stay positive regardless of the situation he may be facing. While attending the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, he was always involved with campus activities. He was also a member of two fraternities, Phi Beta Sigma and Phi Mu Alpha. Many people knew Dustin and cherished him because of the wonderful personality he has. Dustin uses a motorized wheelchair to assist him with his mobility. When he started having mobility i

This Year Marks the 61st Anniversary of the Historical Battle of Hayes Pond

The historical battle of Hayes Pond occurred on January 18, 1958. That Monday night, the Ku Klux Klan held a rally in Maxton, NC. Prior to that night, word got out that the KKK were hosting this rally at Hayes Pond, which is in Maxton. Lumbee members and other community members were outraged by the gossip floating around Robeson County. Community members refused to let this rally be a gateway to host other rallies here in Robeson County. That night as Klansmen joined the Grand Wizard of the KKK, James W. "Catfish" Cole, community members were surrounding Hayes Pond waiting for the perfect moment to intervene. A few moments after the rally began, Lumbee member, Neil Lowry shot out the lone li

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