An Institutional Sketch of the Robeson County Indian Community.

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Johnson, Guy Benton.  “An Institutional Sketch of the Robeson County Indian Community.”  1951?  22p.  [Included in entry 468.]

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The Lost Colony theory and Lowry Gang incidents “have played great part in the creation of the psychosocial Indian community.”  Discusses Indian townships; Whites and Blacks within them; transportation in the county; Indian surnames, and masculine first names.  Indian social values are patterned after the White middle class, centering on industriousness, accumulating money, getting an education, and being honest and respectable.  Explains physical traits and the class distinctions they generate.  Discusses five major institutions:  the family, economy, religion, education, and government.

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