National Native American Veterans Memorial
Lumbee Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin with Kevin Gover, director of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C., and Coharie Tribal Chief Gene Jacobs of Clinton, N.C. Gover was the guest speaker for the Lumbee Tribe’s veteran’s memorial program Wednesday. He told the crowd the major project will take about three years to complete and will cost about $15 million. About 120 people attended the program. Many asked Gover for specifics about the project during a 45-minute question and answer session. There was much enthusiasm over the proposed monument to honor Indian veterans.