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Author Lowery, Malinda Maynor, author

Title Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South : race, identity, and the making of a nation / Malinda Maynor Lowery
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 339 pages) : illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
Series First peoples: new directions in indigenous studies
First peoples (2010)
Contents Adapting to segregation -- Making home and making leaders -- Taking sides -- Confronting the New Deal -- Pembroke Farms : gaining economic autonomy -- Measuring identity -- Recognizing the Lumbee -- Conclusion : creating a Lumbee and Tuscarora future
Summary With more than 50,000 enrolled members, North Carolina's Lumbee Indians are the largest Native American tribe east of the Mississippi River. Malinda Maynor Lowery, a Lumbee herself, describes how, between Reconstruction and the 1950s, the Lumbee crafted and maintained a distinct identity in an era defined by racial segregation in the South and paternalistic policies for Indians throughout the nation. They did so against the backdrop of some of the central issues in American history, including race, class, politics, and citizenship. With more than 50,000 enrolled members, North Carolina's Lumbee
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Group identity -- North Carolina -- Robeson County.
Indians of North America -- North Carolina -- Robeson County.
Lumbee Indians -- North Carolina -- Robeson County.
Indians of North America -- North Carolina -- Robeson County.
Robeson County (N.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009039434
ISBN 0807898287 (electronic bk.)
1469604167 (electronic bk.)
9780807898284 (electronic bk.)
9781469604169 (electronic bk.)