Attention Native Farmers The Lumbee Tribe is partnering with Cape Fear Farm Credit to offer FREE educational opportunities (AgBiz Courses) to Native Farmers. The AgBiz courses consist of AgBiz Planner and AgBiz Basics. These online courses assist young, beginning and small farmers and veterans in becoming more successful business people through knowledge of marketplace, financial, and business management topics. Association employees will act as mentors, guiding farmers thro
A District 7 Community Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 15, 2022 at 6:00 pm. The meeting, which is hosted by Council Member's Nanci Locklear, Rudy Locklear, and Yvonne Dial, will be at Harvest Church at 986 Raynham Farm Road Rowland, NC 28383. Dinner will be served.
The staff for the Mortgage Pandemic Relief Program (MPRP) and the Rental Pandemic Relief Program (RPRP) is temporarily relocated to the Lumbee Tribe Housing Complex in Pembroke (6984 NC Hwy 711 West, Pembroke) while they transition to their new location at the COMtech Business Park. The new office address is 78 AB Three Hunt's drive. They continue to accept applications from 8 am till 5 pm.
On Thursday, during the Lumbee Tribal Council July business meeting, the Tribal Council welcomed in 3 new members for the IRB Institutional Review Board. The Honorable Kelvin Jacobs swore in Dr. Jada Brooks, Dr. Ronnie Bell and Dr. Derek Oxendine to serve on the IRB Institutional Review Board. Supreme Court Justice Tona Jacobs was also sworn-in tonight. She will serve a 5-year term on the Lumbee Tribal Supreme Court. District 4 Tribal Council Member Jody Bullard recognized an
Thank you to Kara Brewer Boyd, an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of N.C., for speaking this week on behalf of farmers before a congressional Subcommittee on the climate crisis. The hearing centered on Regenerative Agriculture: How Farmers and Ranchers are Essential to Solving Climate Change and Increasing Food Production. Rep. Ro Khanna, Chair of the Subcommittee on Environment, held the hearing to examine regenerative agriculture, the role it can play in preventing the
Children from across the region have begun training for the Tri-Warriors Triathlon competition, which is scheduled for Saturday, August 27, 2022. Each Saturday, through August 20th, children interested in competing in the Youth Triathlon may participate in free swim instruction at the Lumbee Aquatic Center at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center from 11:00 am till 12:00 noon. The event is open to boys & girls ages 6-15. The competition will be held on the campus of the UNC Pembro