Native Women from across the nation are in the Lumbee Tribal Territory for Conference AIWPN
This week, Native Women from across the nation are in the Lumbee Tribal Territory to look at issues facing Native Peoples. The conference for American Indian Women of Proud Nations is at UNC Pembroke on Thursday and Friday. Lumbee Tribal Chairman John Lowery welcomed the women and tribal leaders on Thursday morning. The conference theme focuses on healing through spiritual and physical wellness. This afternoon, Pamela Brewington Cashwell, State Secretary of the N.C. Department of Administration, welcomed the conference attendees. The participants are looking at issues such as Native community trauma, resiliency, language revitalization, strengthening connections with land and water and much more. The conference will wrap up along the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center Lake on Saturday.