Literature and creative writing by and/or about the Lumbee

Key Sources

Record Number Citation
KNIC030

Knick, Stanley, ed. River spirits: a collection of Lumbee writings. Pembroke, NC: Native American Resource Center Publications, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, 2003. 174 pages. Key source

HUMP001

Humphreys, Josephine. Nowhere else on earth: a novel. New York: Viking, 2000. 341 pages. Paperback edition: Penguin USA, October 2001. Key source

BALL002

Ball, David. The swamp outlaws: The Civil War story of Henry Berry Lowery and his North Carolina Indian raiders. Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library, 1999. 345 pages.

Another edition: Swamp outlaw: Henry Berry Lowery and his Civil War gang. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2011. Key source

384

Reising, R. W.  “Literary Depictions of Henry Berry Lowry: Mythic, Romantic, and Tragic.”  MELUS 17.1 (Spring 1991-1992): 87-103. Key source

370

Williams, Bronwyn [pseud. for Dixie Browning and Mary Williams].  Stormwalker.  Harlequin Historical, vol. 47.  Toronto: Harlequin Books, 1990. Key source

VIZE001

Vizenor, Gerald. “Blue moon ceremonial.” In: Earthdivers: tribal narratives on mixed descent. Minneapolis: Minnesota UP, 1981. Pp. 67-76. Key source

334

Fields, Jeff.  A Cry of Angels.  New York: Atheneum, 1974. Key source

Sources

Record Number Citation
BAXL005

Baxley, Jaymie. “Author explores her Lumbee heritage in new book.” The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC). May 30, 2016

BELL008

Bell, Gavin. The Art of Becoming a Warrior. Durham, NC: McKinnon P, 2015

CART002

Carter, Lisa. Vines of Entanglement. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Fiction, 2015.

SELL001

Sellers, Stephanie M. The gamecocks. N. P.: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. 

GODW001

Godwin, Rebecca L. "Breaking (and Keeping) Silences: Tricksters in Josephine Humphreys's Nowhere Else on Earth." Mississippi Quarterly 65.1 (2012): 33-49.

SELL002

Sellers, Stephanie M. Black purse. N.P.: Spread Eagle Publishing, 2011. 

LOCK057

Locklear, Herbert H. Hard rocks in Bolton: a novel. Glenn Dale, MD: Rising Star Publishers, 2010.

REIC001

Reichs, Kathy. Spider bones. New York: Scribner, 2010.

BURG002

Burgess, Elizabeth C. The Twins' Cafe, with 58 recipes from the characters. Denver, CO: Outskirts P, 2009.

ANDE003

 Anderson, Forrest. "Coupons." The South Carolina Review 40.2 (April 2008):19-27

FOLS001

Folsom, Richard. Indian wood: A mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island. Charleston, SC: Booksurge, 2008.

OCEA001

Ocean, T. Lynn. Southern poison: a Jersey Barnes mystery. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, 2008.

SHAB001

Shaber, Sarah R. Shell game. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, 2007.

LOCK052

Locklear, Erica Abrams. "'What are you?' Exploring racial categorization in Nowhere else on earth." Southern literary journal 39.1 (Fall 2006): 33-53.

ANDE002

Anderson, Forrest. “The Night Power Came to the Reservation.” The Louisville Review: A literary magazine [Lexington, KY: Spaulding University] 59.Spring (2006): 154-64.

OWEN001

Owen, Howard. Rock of ages. Sag Harbor, NY: Permanent P, 2006.

OXEN006

Oxendine, Lisa Huggins. The pink begonia sister's Caribbean retreat. Lumberton, NC: That I Might Enjoy Life Ministries, 2006.

RHOA001

Rhoades, J. D. The devil's right hand. New York: St. Martin's, 2005.

HAMM003

Hammonds, Barbara. 50 poems. Baltiimore, MD: PublishAmerica, 2004.

WAAG001

Waage, Fred. “Lost Colony.” Pembroke Magazine 35 (2003): 54.

KNIC028

Knick, Stanley. “Along the Robeson Trail (column).” Carolina Indian Voice 21 March 2002: 3.

CZAR001

Czarnecki, M. A. Diary of an exploding judge: a novel. San Jose: Writer's Showcase, 2002.

CUMM005

Cummings, Delano. River dreams: tales of a Lumbee warrior. Illus. by Eileen Harrison and Van Wilkins. Ed. by Marian Novak. Livermore, Maine: Signal Tree Publications, 2001. 146 pages. 17 illustrations.

GARD002

Gardner, Susan. “A Native American Ogun: transforming West African belief in Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the dead.” In: Andrade, Susan Z., et al., eds. Atlantic Cross-Currents/Transatlantiques. Lawrenceville, NJ: Africa World Press, 2001. Pages 147-154.

BARTL01

Barton, Lew [Lewis Randolph]. Beside the trickling brook: a collection of poems by Lew Barton. Pembroke, NC: Barton House Publishing, 2001.

TAYL002

Taylor, J. M. Behind the green water. Lutz, FL: Blue Eagle P, 2001.

CUMM004

Cummings, Delano. “Local author holds book signing at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.” Carolina Indian Voice 7 September 2000: 4.

RUSS001

Russell, Julia Lowry. “Counting coup.” Pembroke Magazine 32 (2000): 134-138.

BART004

Barton, Garry Lewis. “Ranting and raving (column): Every rose has a thorn...” Carolina Indian Voice 28 January 1999:2.

BRAV003

Braveboy-Locklear, Barbara. “Keeping the circle is . . .” In: Homecoming: an anthology by Writers Ink Guild. Ed. Marie Davis Winfree. Fayetteville, NC: Old Mountain Press, 1999. Page 68. Reprinted in Pembroke Magazine 32 (2000), page 141.

MOOR004

Moore, MariJo, ed. Feeding the ancient fires: a collection of writings by North Carolina American Indians. [Greensboro, NC]: The Crossroads Press (a project of the North Carolina Humanities Council), 1999. 78 pages.

CUMM002

Cummings, Wendy Moore. “Lumbee writers and artists' works solicited for upcoming anthology.” Carolina Indian Voice 24 December 1998:1.

BLUE001

Blue, Denise. “The Lumbee: legends, lies, and lives.” Thesis. Western Carolina University, 1998. 68p.

CUMM001

Cummings, Delano. Moon Dash Warrior: the story of an American Indian in Vietnam, a Marine from the land of the Lumbee. Livermore, ME: Signal Tree Publications, 1998. 266p.

CHES001

Chesnutt, Charles Waddell. Mandy Oxendine: a novel. [1897?] Ed. Charles Hackenberry. Urbana: Illinois UP, 1997. 112 p.

PHIL001

Phillips, Dale Ray. “At the edge of the New World.” Ploughshares 22.2-3 (Fall 1996): 46- .  (approx. 12 pages)

SCHM001

Schmitz, Neil. “The other man. Buffalo Child Long Lance became famous as Blackfoot Chief, even though he wasn't one.” Buffalo News (New York) 8 October 1995: M12 (Sunday). 

WFYL001

[Selected poems and essays from the Write for your life project.] Pembroke Magazine 27 (1995): 7-32. 

ORTI001

Ortiz, Simon J. “A gift to give and receive: a tribute for Indian children.” Pembroke Magazine no. 27 (1995): 43-44.

LOCK006

Locklear, Amy. “The women.” Red Ink: a Native American student publication 3.1 (Spring 1994): 12-13.

WOOD002

Woods, J. Cedric. “Tears of our mother.” Red Ink; a Native American student publication 3.1 (Spring 1994): 10-11.

337

Evans, William, and David Oxendine.  “To Die Game.”  Unpublished screenplay.  Registered: WGAW.  [Los Angeles, CA: Barbara’s Place Script Specialists, 1993?]  75 p.

387

Owen, Howard.  Littlejohn.  1992.  New York: Villard Books, 1993.

RUSS003

Russell, Julia Lowry. “Faces.” In: Earth song, sky spirit: short stories of the contemporary Native American experience. Ed. Clifford E. Trafzer. New York: Doubleday, 1992. Pages 125-132.

382

Reising, R. W.  “Lumbee Literature and Hero, ‘Henry Bear’.”  Agora: The Magazine for Gifted Students [Raleigh, NC: AG Publications, Inc.] 6.2 (Jan. 1992): 7-8.

MCLA001

McLaurin, Tim. Keeper of the moon: a Southern boyhood. New York: Anchor Books (Doubleday), 1991.

374

McLaurin, Tim.  “An Early Planting.”  Southern Exposure 18.4 (Winter 1990): 30-34.

MCCR001

McCrumb, Sharyn. Lovely in her bones. 1985. New York: Ballantine Books, 1990.

361

Rollins, Brenda Whitehurst.  “Bane and Blessing.”  [Original novel.]  Thesis.  U of South Alabama, 1989.

362

Smith, Donald B.  “From Sylvester Long to Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance.”  Being and Becoming Indian: Biographical Studies of North American Frontiers.  Ed. James A. Clifton. Chicago: Dorsey, 1989.  Pp. 183-203.

369

Rinzler, Kate, and Wanda Locklear.  “Going Seining: A Play in Three Acts.”  Unpublished typescript.  1989.

358

Rinzler, Kate.  “The Miracle of Maxton Field.”  Unpublished typescript. 1988.

TOBI001

Tobin, Juanita. “The woman from the Lumbee tribe.” Journal of counseling and development 64 (September 1985): 51. Reprinted in: Ransom street quartet: poems & stories. By Juanita Tobin. Boone, NC: Parkway Publishers, 1995.

356

Smith, Donald B.  Long Lance: The True Story of an Impostor.  Toronto: Macmillan, 1982; Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1983.

352

Reising, Robert W. “The literature of the Lumbee Indians: An introduction.” Pembroke Magazine 13 (1981): 48-54.

346

Dempsey, Hugh A.  “Sylvester Long, Buffalo Child Long Lance.”  American Indian Intellectuals.  1976 Proceedings of the American Ethnological Society.  St. Paul: West, 1978.  Pp. 197-203.

344

Wallace, Charles.  Carradine: An Original Screenplay.  First draft.  Unpublished typescript, [1977?]  126 p.

343

McNeill, John Charles.  Possums and Persimmons: Newly Collected Poems.  Wendell, NC: Broadfoot’s Bookmark, 1977.

MILL006

Miller, Heather Ross. "Lumbee children." White trash: an anthology of contemporary Southern poets. Eds. Stone, Nancy and Robert Waters Grey. Charlotte, NC: New South, 1976. Page 57.

335

Murray, Janette K.  "Ella Deloria:  A Biographical Sketch and Literary Analysis."  Diss.  U of North Dakota, 1974.  Pp. 136-38.

333

Ronnie, Art.  Locklear: The Man Who Walked on Wings.  South Brunswick: A. S. Barnes, 1973.

332

“Indian Outdoor Drama Scheduled in Robeson.”  The Pilot [Southern Pines, NC] 6 Sept. 1972.

327

Haas, Joel.  “Celebrating a ‘Oneness’.”  News and Observer 11 July 1971: Sec. 4 p. 1.

326

Bledsoe, Jerry.  “The Culture: Not Distinctly Indian: They Have Chosen to Follow the  White Man’s Ways.”  Greensboro Daily News 17 Jan. 1971: A-14.

325

“‘Lost Colony’ Sequel on Lumbees Is Planned.”  The Pilot [Southern Pines, N.C.] 5 Aug. 1970.

324

Coit, John.  “Indians Organize; Celebrate Holiday.”  News and Observer 5 July 1970: 1.

323

Owen, Guy.  Journey for Joedel.  New York: Crown, 1970.

340

Umberger, Randolph.  "Strike at the Wind!"  Script.  Pembroke: N.p., 1970?.

322

Lumbee Homecoming Festival.  [Program]  Pembroke: N.p., 1970- .

321

Kimball, Gwen [pseud. of Robert Edward Gard].  The Puzzle of Roanoke, the Lost Colony.  New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1964.  136 p.

320

Cole, Willard G.  “Robeson Indian Drama Proposed.”  News and Observer 8 Dec. 1963.

319

Barton, Lew.  Rhythm a Little Lumbee.  An Amerind Good Will Publication.  N.p: n.p., 1961.  24p.

318

“Lumbee Park Is Lowry’s Brain Child.”  Scottish Chief 21 July 1955.

317

“Construction of National Park Begins: Historical Play To Be Presented in Large Outdoor Amphitheatre.”  Scottish Chief 20 May 1955: 1.

316

Wellman, Manly Wade.  The Haunts of Drowning Creek.  New York: Holiday, 1951.  205 p.

314

“Book ‘Croatan’ by Pembroke Man Will Probably Be Made into Movie.”  Pembroke Progress 22 Jan. 1948.  

311

Lowry, Ira Pate.  "The Instrumental Music of the Indians of Robeson County, North Carolina."  Thesis.  Ohio State U, 1942.

310

“Robeson Indians Open Pageant Tonight.”  News and Observer 5 Dec. 1941: 16.

309

“Indian in National Defense To Be New Feature of Pembroke Pageant.”  Robesonian 29 Oct. 1941: 3.

308

Speck, Frank G.  Gourds of the Southeastern Indians: A Prolegomenon on the Lagenaria Gourd Culture of the Southeastern Indians.  Boston: New England Gourd Society, 1941.  Pp. 72-75.

307

“Capacity Audience Sees First Performance of Pageant at Pembroke School.”  News and Observer 6 Dec. 1940: 2.

306

“Students Take Leading Roles; Scenes Will Depict Life from Primitive Stage to Present Day Progress.”  Charlotte Observer 5 Dec. 1940: 8.

305

“Pageant Has Large Cast to Show Phases of Indian Life.”  Robesonian 3 Dec. 1940: 1, 6.

304

Thompson, Marshall.  “Ethnologist Links Robeson Indians with ‘Lost Colony’.”  Greensboro Daily News 1 Dec. 1940: A9.

303

Marley, Clare Johnson. “Swamp Outlaw: A Drama of the Croatan Rebellion.”  Carolina Play Book.  Chapel Hill: The Carolina Playmakers, May 1940-Dec. 1941.  Pp. 10-21.

302

Lucas, John Paul, Jr., and Bailey Troy Groome.  The King of Scuffletoun: A Croatan  Romance.  Richmond, VA:  Garrett and Massie, 1940.

300

“‘Swamp Outlaw’ To Be Presented in Missouri Festival.”  Robesonian 13 Nov. 1939: 2.

299

“Clare Marley Reads ‘Swamp Outlaw’ to Lumbee Study Club.”  Robesonian 10 Nov. 1939: 5.

298

“‘Swamp Outlaw,’ Play with Setting in Robeson County, Is Well Received.”  Robesonian 26 July 1939: 5.

296

“May Day Play at Campbell Based on Lowry Outlaw Gang of Robeson.” Robesonian 7 May 1936: 6.

295

“Story of Robeson Indians Is May Day Play at Campbell.”  Robesonian 30 April 1936: 5.

294

Snider, Evelyn, and Hubbard Fulton Page.  Beyond Revenge.  [Unpublished play.]  1936.

292

Jackson, George Pullen.  White Spirituals in the Southern Upland.  1933.  New York: Dover, 1965.  Pp. 417-18.

293

Buffalo Child Long Lance [Sylvester Clark Long].  Redman Echoes: Comprising the Writings of Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance and Biographical Sketches by his Friends.  Los Angeles: Frank Wiggins Trade School, Dept. of Printing, 1933.

291

Johnson, Gerald W.  By Reason of Strength.  New York: Milton, Balch & Co., 1930.

290

Buffalo Child Long Lance [Sylvester Clark Long]. Long Lance: The Autobiography of a Blackfoot Chief. New York: Cosmopolitan, 1928.

289

Cox, William Norment.  “The Scuffletown Outlaws: A Carolina Folk-Play.”  Southwest Review 11.3 (April 1926): [179]-204.

—Reprints and Anthologies:  In The Carolina Folk-Plays. Third Series.  Ed. Frederick H. Koch.  New York: Henry Holt, 1928.  Pp. [1]-42.  In North Carolina Drama.  Ed. Richard Walser.  Richmond, VA: Garrett & Massie, 1956. Pp. [35]-56.  In The Scholastic [Pittsburgh: Scholastic Pub. Co.] 14 (11 May 1929): 6-7, 30-32; 14 (25 May 1929): 8-9, 28.

288

“Playmakers Delight Large Audience at Red Springs.”  Robesonian 20 Nov. 1924: 1.

287

Green, Paul.  The Last of the Lowries: A Play of the Croatan Outlaws of Robeson County, North Carolina.  New York: Samuel French, 1922.

286

Parsons, Elsie Clews.  “Folk-lore of the Cherokee of Robeson County, North Carolina.”  Journal of American Folklore 32.125 (July-Sept. 1919): 384-93.

285

Baily, Waldron. The Homeward Trail. New York: W. J. Watt, 1916. 313 p

284

Chesnutt, Charles Waddell. Mandy Oxendine: A Novel. [1897?] Ed. Charles Hackenberry. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1994?

MOOR001

Morris, Charles. “The swamp outlaws: a secret of twenty years.” Saturday Evening Post 1872. In nine installments: January 6, January 13, January 20, January 27, February 3, February 10, February 17, February 24, and March 2.

MORR001

Morris, Charles. “The swamp outlaws: a secret of twenty years.” Saturday Evening Post 1872. In nine installments: January 6, January 13, January 20, January 27, February 3, February 10, February 17, February 24, and March 2.