Griffith, Spencer. "In Dire Need of a Kidney Transplant, Charly Lowry Takes a New Look at Her Life's Work." IndyWeek [Durham, NC]. January 3, 2018.
Charlie Lowry, lead vocalist of Dark Water Rising and Lumbee and Native American activist, is receiving ongoing dialysis for an autoimmune disorder called IgA nephropathy, or Berger’s disease. Lowry received a kidney donation in 2009, but the transplant is now failing, and Lowry is back on the transplant list. Lowry continues to play music.