Music and dance; pow-wows; parades

Key Sources

Record Number Citation
MAYN019

Maynor, Malinda, and Judy Kertesz. Sounds of Faith [Website]. 1999-2002. Key source

MAYN009

Sounds of Faith. Dir. and prod. by Malinda M. Maynor. Videocassette. Department of Communication, Stanford U, 1997. 14 min. Key source

Sources

Record Number Citation
BAXL003

Baxley, Jaymie. “Robeson County rocker on red carpet – | Sevendust guitarist talks Grammy nomination.” The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC). February 27, 2016

SHIL020

Baxley, Jaymie. “Miss Lumbee suspended in music video controversy.” Richmond County Daily Journal (Rockingham, NC) January 21, 2016. 

DOLA001

Dolasinski, Amanda. "Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina to host gospel festival Oct. 4 [2014]." Fayetteville Observer [Fayetteville, NC] September 22, 2014.

MCCR003

McCray, Mike. “Lowery album gets a re-release.” The Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, NC). July 6, 2012

MELZ001

Melzer, Ashley. “Proud to call him Lumbee: Willie French Lowery, 1944-2012.” Indyweek.com Monday, May 7, 2012.

KULM001

Kulmala, Teddy. “Lowery, composer for ‘SATW!’, dies at 68.” The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC). May 5, 2012

MCCR002

McCray, Michael. “Lumbee musician Willie French Lowery dies at 68.” The Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, NC). May 4, 2012

ROBE012

Robesonian, The. “Musical Honor.” The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC). January 30, 2011

LOWE005

Lowery, Willie French. "Hello, America." Interview by Michael C. Taylor Southern Cultures 16.3 (2010): 79-101.

LUMB016

"Lumbee musician Willie Lowery keeps one foot in N. C." Star News (Wilmington, N.C.) Thursday, April 12, 2007. 697 words

DANC001

Dancing in the gardens of the Lord: The faces of American Indian powwows in North Carolina. DVD. 12:22 minutes. Pembroke, NC: Native American Resource Center, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, 2007.

EMBA001

“Catching up with . . . Rebekah Revels. Embattled ex-Miss N.C. has moved on.” Charlotte Observer Monday, July 18, 2005: B1.

JUDG001

“Judge throws out lawsuit by dethroned beauty queen.” Associated Press state & local wire Saturday, May 15, 2004. 255 words.

ELOF001

Elofson, Matt. “Rebekah Revels in award; jury awards $11,000 to ex-Miss N.C.” Robesonian 27 March 2004.

LECL001

Leclerq, Matt. “Revels’ former boyfriend found liable.” Fayetteville Observer 26 March 2004.

OUTC001

“Outcome of Miss N.C. pageant a cliffhanger, for real.” Winston-Salem Journal Saturday, 7 September 2002.

DIAZ001

Diaz, RoseMary. “Jana: powerful pop music with a Native soul.” Native Peoples May/June 2002: 26-27.

JAEN002

Jaenicke, Michael. “Tribal Conflict seeks solutions through alternative rock.” Robesonian Thursday, 30 May 2002.

WALK001

Walker, Andrea K. “A Native Miss America? Lumbees hope this year's Miss N.C. can be first.” Charlotte Observer Wednesday, 9 August 2000: B1.

FUTC001

Futch, Michael. “Lowery's band had brush with stardom.” Fayetteville Observer Sunday, 6 August 2000.

MCIN001

“McIntyre pays tribute to Lorna McNeill in Congressional Record.” Carolina Indian Voice 20 July 2000: 1.

SCEN001

“Scenes from Lumbee Homecoming Parade.” Carolina Indian Voice Thursday, 6 July 2000: 1, 3.

SMIT003

Smith, Marci. “Jana jams.” Robesonian Wednesday, June 28, 2000, p. C1, C5.

CHAM003

Chamberlain, Knight. “McNeill doesn't believe in 'what if.'” Robesonian Saturday, 24 June 2000: 1A, 6A.

CHAM002

Chamberlain, Knight. “Here she is . . . Miss North Carolina.” Robesonian Monday 19 June 2000: 1A, 6A. 

MCNE001

“McNeill crowned Miss North Carolina.” Associated Press State & Local Wire 17 June 2000 (Saturday, BC cycle). 230 words.

BRAY003

Brayboy, Shannon. “Lorna McNeill: a phenomenal woman.” Carolina Indian Voice 27.24 (15 June 2000): 1, 5.

FOX0004

Fox, Geoff. “Dressed to thrill: cultural center all spruced up for open house.” Robesonian Friday, 9 June 2000: 1A, 8A.

MAYN013

Maynor, Malinda. “Making Christianity sing: the origins and experience of Lumbee Indian and African American church music.” In: Confounding the color line: the Indian-Black experience in North America. Ed. James F. Brooks. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2002. Pages 321-345.

MAYN010

Maynor, Malinda. “Indians got rhythm: Lumbee and African American church song.” North Dakota Quarterly 67.3-4 (2000): 72-91.

LORN001

“Lorna McNeill: making a difference as Miss North Carolina.” UNCP Today Winter 2000: 6-7.

BENS001

Benson, Laura Lee. “Mentoring with dance.” The World & I: The Magazine for Serious Readers 12.9 (September 1997); 172-179. 

HAZA001

Hazard, Anne. “Lumbees exhibit heritage at Smithsonian Festival.” Fayetteville Observer 6 July 1996.

BRIT001

Britt, Shannon. “Local gospel singer enjoying wave of success.” Robesonian 25 February 1994: 7A.

LOCK009

“Locklear wins talent show, records song in Knoxville.” Robesonian 16 February 1994: 9A. 

GAVA001

Gavaghan, Carole. “Studio preserves joyful sounds.” Robesonian Sunday, 30 January 1994: 1D.

385

LRDA Public Relations.  “Lumbee Fall Festival, Pow-Wow Celebrates Ancient Indian Heritage.”  Robesonian 1 Nov. 1992: C1.

378

Scipio, Sylvester.  “Local Gospel Group Goes National.”  Robesonian 11 Jan. 1991: 6A.

375

Scipio, Sylvester.  “D & L Gospel Singers Mark 25th Year Saturday.”  Robesonian 23 Nov. 1990: 6A.

368

Guyton, Nanette.  “The Pierce Family ... Gospel Music Is Their Ministry.”  Robesonian 10 Sept. 1989: C1.

366

Guyton, Nanette.  “Lumbee Homecoming Helps Lumbees Keep in Touch with Heritage.”  Robesonian 1 July 1989.  Lumbee Homecoming Supplement, p. 9.

360

The Pierces.  Thinkin’ Bout Home.  Produced by Milton Smith.  Living Waters Records [Hope Mills, NC], 8823, 1989?.

349

Munger, Guy.  “An Indian whose heart is filled with music.”  News and Observer (Raleigh, NC) 11 Nov. 1979: Sec. 4 p. 3.

338

Lowery, Willie French.  Proud to be a Lumbee.   With Miriam Oxendine and Lumbee children.  33 1/2 rpm sound disc.  27 min. [Pembroke, NC]: Willie French Lowery Pub. Co., 812011B-2077, [197?], 2004.

336

D & L Gospel Singers.  The Holy Hills.  Temple Records.  Nashville, TN, LST 394, 1960s.

339

Lumbees & Friends.  33 1/2 rpm sound disc.  Pembroke: Lumbee Regional Development Associates, [1956-86?].

315

Burnt Swamp Singing Convention.  Records, 1949-1961.

312

Ater, Elma Louise.  "A Historical Study of the Singing Conventions of the Indians of Robeson County, North Carolina." Thesis.  Ohio State U, 1943.

311

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

297

“Singing Convention at Normal Biggest in History of Event.”  Robesonian 8 April 1938: 2.  (Odako vol. 1 no. 12—special supplement)

292

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