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.
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