Today Lumbee Tribal Chairman John Lowery had an opportunity to discuss his vision of the Cultural Center and environmental justice with DEQ Secretary Elizabeth S. Biser. Biser is the Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality. Duke Associate Professor Dr. Ryan Emanuel gave Secretary Biser a tour of Robeson County and an overview of the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center history and current projects.
Lumbee Elder Mrs. Allie Oxendine was recently recognized in an article in Indian Country Today as she prepares to celebate her 102nd birthday on Aug. 23, 2022. The article, written by James Locklear, looks at the life of the Mount Airy Community Native. Many blessings to Mrs. Allie and we wish you a beautiful birthday and an amazing year! Read full article here: https://indiancountrytoday.com/news/lumbee-elder-credits-smiles-laughter-for-long-life?fbclid=IwAR2qwSHe2YZIodwwSh1
Press Release In a Historic Moment the Lumbee Tribal Council Votes to Create a Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources Pembroke, NC (May 19, 2022) - On Thursday, the Lumbee Tribal Council voted to approve the creation of a Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources within the Lumbee Tribal Government. This new department will assist Lumbee producers in food certifications, access of markets, and knowledge of opportunities available through state and federal agenc
This week, Interim-Tribal Administrator Tammy Maynor celebrates 20 Years of Service with the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. On May 22, 2002, Tribal Chairman Milton Hunt hired her Maynor as the Lumbee Tribe Legal and Compliance Officer in the Housing Department. During her career Maynor has served two times as Interim-Tribal Administrator, but she also continues to serve as the Director of Governmental Affairs. She has served in this capacity for more than 15 years. In her 20
Congratulations Congratulations to Rudy Locklear, the Lumbee Tribe’s new District 7 Tribal Councilman. During Thursday’s Tribal Council business meeting, Locklear was sworn-in, by the honorable Judge Greg Bell, to represent District 7. He was elected to fill the late Mr. Alvin Mercer’s seat on the Tribal Council.
Pastor Mike and Sister Quae Cummings invite you to the Senior Ms. Lumbee pageant. Tickets are on sale now. The pageant is at 6:30 pm on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Givens Performing Arts Center on the campus of UNC Pembroke. Tickets are $15. They are available online at https://www.uncp.edu/resources/givens-performing-arts-center or you may call Givens Performing Arts Center at 910.521.6361.