Culture

Our Goal For Sharing Traditions

                               Our Goal for Sharing Traditions As a Tribe we have several goals. One of the main ones is to learn, share and practice our traditions.  Traditions such as culture, stories, foods, dance, views toward nature and the world, and language just to name a few. In the last several days some of you have […]

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22th Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration Raleigh, NC Nov. 14th, 2017

Members of the tribe attended the 22th Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration in Raleigh, NC on November 14, 2017. Representatives from all eight state recognized tribes were present in the state’s capital. There were crafts, storytelling, singing and dancing, and hands on activities. Here is an example of a social song sung by Arnold Richardson and […]

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On Being “Part Indian”

How often have you heard or said “I’m part Indian or American Indian”? If you have, then some Native American elders have something to teach you. A very touching example was told by a physician from Oregon who discovered as an adult that he was Indian. This is his story. Listen well: Some twenty or […]

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Traces – Poetry by Shonda Buchanan

Traces for my NC Sampson County Manuels   Since 1830, every year on the Census my third great grandfather disappeared in his  skin.  First Indian, then Mulatto in 1840,  in 1850, he was eventually white.   What were we?   My fourth great grandfather  could have left an easier trail to follow.       […]