Lumbee Tribe Inauguration 2022 Full video
The Lumbee Tribe of N.C. has a new Tribal Chairman following a Virtual Inauguration Ceremony at UNC Pembroke. John Lowery was sworn in as the new Lumbee Tribal Chairman.
5 new Council members were also sworn in tonight to the Lumbee Tribal Council, with two also returning members sworn in. The ceremony was livestreamed following concerns with increasing numbers of COVID-19 Cases across the region.
John Lowery is the youngest tribal chairman to be elected to the Lumbee Tribe. Lowery has worked for the National Congress of American Indians in Washington, D.C., served in the Office of Tribal Relations at the United States Department of Agriculture, served recently as Regional Operations director for the North Carolina Department of Commerce, and currently serves as the Tribal Liaison for Carolina Complete Health.