My Greatgrandma Prior to the birth of her kids, she was listed as white in 1860. My grandfather said mixed race Negro people found a haven in Scuffletown(Pembroke).
That's why they flocked there. It wasn't until then I realized that it was all a FACADE. It has all been coming to light since census records have become easily accessible online.
now,that folks can search for themselves. With that said, I can say the Lumbee Recognition is for identity - for a large segment of people who don't identify as black or white,they confused. It is hard to turn back the clock when you have identified your yourself as a native for so long to hide the true african american origins of the lumbee people who really beleive they indian because that lie was passed down and politicians helped us to cover up negro heritage to get our votes and stuff.
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