Thank you to Mr. Eddie Mac Locklear for establishing a basketball scholarship at UNC Pembroke to honor his late brothers' Gary and Lockwood Locklear. Mr. Gary and Mr. Lockwood impacted the lives of so many people in our tribal community, but also across the nation. PEMBROKE, NC – Despite having no formal education, Gus and Josephine Locklear made higher education attainable for their 11 children through hard work and lifelong sacrifices. “Dad never learned to write his name,
Happy Birthday to our Lumbee Tribe First Lady Shelia Ann Godwin! She recently had an opportunity to visit the Immersive Experience Exhibit of her favorite artist Vincent Van Gogh in Charlotte. Mrs. Shelia fought cancer during the pandemic and is a breast cancer survivor. She is a retired Public Schools of Robeson County Art Teacher and an artist. Mrs. Shelia is a sunflower person and she fell in love with sunflowers because of Vincent Van Gogh. She said the exhibit was like y
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Dwayne “Bear” Locklear. Dwayne passed from this life and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 6th. He was laid to rest today. He will be remembered for his welcoming smile and the way he loved his family and his community. Today, Pembroke slowed for a few minutes to say farewell to this community friend and fireman. 58-year-old Dwayne “Bear” Locklear was born November 13, 1963 to the late Mr. Donnie &
Linda Oxendine, CORE NC Area Director and Nicholas Hiraldo, Robeson County Teen CERT Civil Engineer/ Contractor are deployed with CORE NOLA in New Orleans assessing damage following Hurricane Ida. They spent Thursday assessing areas which are still without utilities. Some homes already have mold forming in them. Oxendine and Hiraldo are also helping victims register for FEMA and assisting with TSA Transitional Shelter Assistance. Today they are continuing canvassing efforts.
The first day of fall is just around the corner. For our Lumbee Families, it is a special time to celebrate so many blessings. Please join us for the Lumbee Tribe of N.C. DRIVE THRU Fall Festival Fish Fry on Saturday, October 9, 2021. The event is from 11 am till 4:00 pm at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center. The event is TAKE OUT and it is FREE.