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By: Locklear, Chad
This short story is the first literary work that instructors teach in the Environmental Literature course at UNC-Pembroke. It is the subject of a new essay by UNC-P professors Jane Haladay and Scott Hicks, "By the Lumbee River with Chad Locklear's 'Swamp Posse.'" An annotation for this essay is forthcoming.
From the annotation...
Evocative and affecting, “Swamp Posse” incorporates a number of themes and stylistic elements related to Lumbee people and contemporary Robeson County.
Lowery is an ethnohistorian who has published many works on her tribe, the Lumbee Indians. She is also a documentary film producer. Her works include a book, Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South (2010) and a film, Real Indian (1996). She is an Associate Professor, History, at UNC-Chapel Hill and also directs the Southern Oral History Project there. She taught Native American Studies at Harvard from 2005-2009 (cv). She was the Raleigh News and Observer's Tar Heel of the Week for July 13, 2013.
[Entry written 09/08/2016]