In honor of American Indian Heritage Month, we will be hosting a Talking Circle on November 14th at 6:30 that will be open to the public. This event will be held at the Tribal Support Services Center 204 West 3rd Street, Pembroke NC. Nationwide, the voices of Indigenous people have united to raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous woman and girls (MMIWG). MMIWG is an epidemic of violence against Indigenous women. Sisters, wives, mothers, and daughters are gone from
The Lumber River Area Agency on Aging, in partnership with Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, is hosting 1 of 6 listening sessions in the state to gather input from older adults and caregivers from our region. Data will be used in the development of the new four-year Aging State Plan. The event is November 1 at 10 am at the Soaring Eagle Community Building.
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina's Mortgage Pandemic Relief Program (MPRP) will pause accepting new applications for an administrative work week from October 31, till November 4, 2022. The office will resume accepting new applications on Monday, November 7, 2022
Our thoughts are with the family of former Tribal Councilwoman Mrs. Helen Hunt Locklear. We send our deepest condolences to her family, friends and community. Mrs. Helen passed on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. She served two terms on the Lumbee Tribal Council. Mrs. Helen was a woman of her word and fought tirelessly to improve the lives of Lumbee Tribal members during her tenure. Her tenacity was felt when she spoke about her community and her people. Mrs. Helen Hunt Locklear,
On Friday, the Lumbee Tribe of N.C. welcomed Pam Brewington Cashwell, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Administration, Reid Wilson, Secretary of the N. C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and several members of the N. C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources for a tour of Lumbee Communities, Historic Maxton Pond, the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center and several existing projects. Secretary Cashwell, Secretary Wilson, Greg Richardson (NC Commission of Indian
Throughout the month of October our Lumbee Tribal staff has participated in a number of activities to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thank you to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office for bringing by the Cancer Awareness car. The vehicle is traveling across Robeson county to spread awareness about cancer awareness.
On Friday, the Lumbee Tribe of N.C. welcomed Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Administration Pam Brewington Cashwell and several members of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resourcesfor a tour of Lumbee Communities, Maxton Pond, the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center and several existing projects. NC Secretary Pam Brewington Cashwell, Greg Richardson, Reid Wilson, and Kerry Bird toured, but also had a conversation withTribal Chairman Lowery and Tri