Congratulations to Lumbee Tribal employee Mr. Billy Jacobs on receiving the Mitch Tyler award from the Hoke County Native American Scholarship Association (HNASA). Jacobs was chosen due to his dedication and support to the Native American students throughout his 27-year career with the Hoke County School System. He retired as the Hoke County School Indian Education Director. Dr. Mitch Tyler was the first American Indian superintendent in Hoke County. The award was presented
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Native Head Coach Encourages Native Youth as He Takes the Houston Cougars to the Number #1 Spot in the Nation
Pembroke, NC (November 29, 2022) - As American Indian Heritage Month draws to a close, what a fitting time for celebrations for Houston Cougars Head Coach Kelvin Sampson. On Monday, the Cougar Men's Basketball team was named the No. 1 ranked basketball team in the nation. It is the first time in nearly 40 years for the Cougars Basketball Team t
You are Invited to the Lumbee Tribe Winter Solstice on December 16-17, 2022. The drive-thru Christmas light event will once again be at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center from 5:30 pm till 8:30 pm. The light show is a fun time for families. There will be goodies distributed on Friday, December 16, 2022 (while supplies last.) The Cultural Center is located on Terry Sanford Drive in Maxton, NC.
Lumbee Farmers and Producers, please help us as we work to help our farm families by completing the Lumbee Ag Producer Survey.
The Lumbee Tribe's Agriculture and Natural Resources Department is our newest department. It is dedicated to supporting Lumbee Agricultural Producers and promoting the Tribe's agricultural way of life. The purpose of this survey is to better learn who our farmers and producers are and how we can best serve you. If you would like to be listed in our L
This week, the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina kicked off the new tribal department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR). The new department was approved by the Lumbee Tribal Council in April, but since that time the Lumbee Tribe has raised one million dollars for department initiatives. ANR will address needs to strengthen farming communities in the Lumbee Tribe by advocating for Lumbee agricultural opportunities and promoting tribal food sovereignty. The department wil
Lumbee Tribal Chairman John L. Lowery and the Lumbee Tribe of N.C. wishes you and your family a blessed Thanksgiving! The Lumbee Tribal Housing Complex and all tribal offices will be closed Thursday and Friday (November 24-25, 2022). Our offices will re-open on Monday, November 28, 2022.
Right now, our community is dealing with a lot of pain. Many are broken hearted, as they cope with the death of a precious family member, friend, and mother. Fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers and Pastors, it is time to have a serious discussion with OUR sons, grandsons, nephews, brothers and friends, about domestic abuse. In no aspect of our culture or daily lives is it permissible to hit, beat, or murder a female. This notion that a man has to “own” or “possess” a woma