Banks, Dennis. "Tribute to my Indian friends [letter to the editor]. Robesonian [Lumberton, NC] July 26, 2016.
In this Letter to the Editor written by Dennis Banks, an American Indian teacher, lecturer, activist and author, Banks thanks the Tuscarora and Lumbee people for their kindness and respect.
Specifically, he thanks Lumbee Chairman Harvey Godwin for his hospitality. He goes on to thank Ashton Locklear, “Big Daddy” Strickland, and JoJo Brooks Shifflett. He also mentions Keever Locklear, Henry Brooks, Ben Chavis, Lawrence Maynor, Howard Brooks, Carnell Locklear, Russ Means and Bill Sargeant.
Mainly, the letter was to thank the Indians of Robeson County for hosting him and his walkers.