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Re: [NC] NC to Maryland Triracial Lumbees

an update fr.
an article in the Smithsonian Magazine


A Native American Community in Baltimore Reclaims Its History[/b]

Thousands of Lumbee Indians, members of the largest tribe east of the Mississippi, once lived in the neighborhoods of Upper Fells Point and Washington Hill.

ne chilly March afternoon in 2018, Ashley Minner, a community artist, folklorist, professor and enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, gathered the elders together for a luncheon at Vinny’s, an Italian eatery on the outskirts of Baltimore. The group crowded around a family-style table, eager to chat with friends after a long winter. Over a dessert of cannoli and Minner’s homemade banana pudding, she got down to business to show the group what she had found—a 1969 federally commissioned map of the Lumbee Indian community in Baltimore as it stood in its heyday.

Her discovery was met with bewildered expressions.

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[NC] NC to Maryland Triracial Lumbees
Re: [NC] NC to Maryland Triracial Lumbees

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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