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PEMBROKE, NC (WWAY) -- The Lumbee Indians want to get into the gambling business. Three members of the tribal council signed a contract with a Nevada-based law firm, to represent the tribe in its bid for federal recognition.

The contract says the firm will pursue a bill that would give the Lumbees the option to gamble. The recognition bill now in the US Senate prohibits the tribe from getting into the gambling business.

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Lumbee pembroke scuffleton origins as Black not Indians

THE MULATTO CAPITAL,Robeson
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THE MULATTO CAPITAL,Robeson County

Origin of the Free Negro Settlement

Lumberton,N.C.Feb.26,1872,NEW YORK TIMES.

"The country was settled first by Scotch Highlanders before the Revolution,These Scotch SLAVEHOLDERS were hard masters.Here also were the Scuffletown(Pembroke NC) Mulattoes-imposed upon for many generations by master and slave,Scuffletown(Pembroke,NC),got its name from the long scuffle of the whites and the Negro slaves and make freedom under the condition of color,contemptible among the mulattoes.I conceive that these NEGROES have been the slaves of Tories driven from the State at the close of the Revolution,and of the emancipated slaves of the Quakers,that they increased and multiplied by accessions from runaways,by the birth rate of force exerted on them an by the necessity of union or the sympathy of all neighboring free negroes with a"HOMOGENOUS NEGRO SETTLEMENT"(PEMBROKE, NC)

New York Times 1872,a description of the Lumbee Capitol not as Indian nation but Negro!

Well deserved

Well deserved in my book! They were hear long before the rest of us. Well deserved is an under statement to say the least.

Lumbees are a fraud group with no indian history all invented

PEMBROKE, NC (WWAY) -- The Lumbee Indians want to get into the gambling business. Three members of the tribal council signed a contract with a Nevada-based law firm, to represent the tribe in its bid for federal recognition.

The contract says the firm will pursue a bill that would give the Lumbees the option to gamble. The recognition bill now in the US Senate prohibits the tribe from getting into the gambling business.

they are identity thieves and just want something free like a casino they are not even really Indians ,they fear DNA test which show only black white ancestry these lumbees.

Lumbee fooling the public

this lumbee lie has been long running ,they are not natives by blood or culture as they have no indian culture and no connetion to any historic indian tribe ,they have only myths and tall tales ,their DNA has also failed to identify any native Dna haplo groups so why should they deserve anything any other poor person doesnt have,and yes they have the longest running false identity,they went from being the lost colony to then cherokee then siouan ,so why would real indians not know certain their own origins and not keep changing it! this is 2013 we have the technology and it has not prooven any of their lumbee claims.

Legitimate Claim

With essentially all other Native Americans in this country being able to do as they please, it is assanine to think that the Lumbees can't. Go figure.

Only REAL tribes get to open casinos

The Lumbee are nothing but an interbred mixture of disgraced and banished Cherokees and Tuscaroras, runaway slaves, and deserting soldiers from the War Between the States. They are no more deserving of tribal recognition than the Cleveland Indians.

Lumbee not really descendant from any tribal Indians

The Lumbee Have Self-Identified As Four Different Tribes

This uncertain genealogical background illuminates the remarkable

story of Lumbee efforts to attain federal acknowledgement as four

different Indian tribes, including the ``Cherokee Indians of Robeson

and Adjoining Counties.''

The Lumbee group seeking Congress's acknowledgment today has been

before the Congress on numerous occasions in the past, beginning in

1899. The tribal identity of the Lumbees, who have over the course of

history self-identified themselves as four different tribes before

Congress``Croatan,Cherokee, Siouan, and now Cheraw-is highly in question. These appellations do not correlate with each other.

Heinegg,whose work has been recognized by The American

Society of Genealogists,concludes that the Lumbee are an invented

North Carolina Indian tribe,and that many of the

persons who first self-identified as Indian in Robeson County,North

Carolina,are not of Indian ancestry.

the truth hurts

Grizzly Dan, you are correct, but as I agree with you, both of us are racists as mainstream society would like for everyone to believe. It's a strange world we live in.

THE MULATTO CAPITAL,Robeson

THE MULATTO CAPITAL,Robeson County

Origin of the Free Negro Settlement

Lumberton,N.C.Feb.26,1872,NEW YORK TIMES.

"The country was settled first by Scotch Highlanders before the Revolution,These Scotch SLAVEHOLDERS were hard masters.Here also were the Scuffletown Mulattoes-imposed upon for many generations by master and slave,Scuffletown(Pembroke,NC),got its name from the long scuffle of the whites and the Negro slaves and make freedom under the condition of color,contemptible among the mulattoes.I conceive that these NEGROES have been the slaves of Tories driven from the State at the close of the Revolution,and of the emancipated slaves of the Quakers,that they increased and multiplied by accessions from runaways,by the birth rate of force exerted on them an by the necessity of union or the sympathy of all neighboring free negroes with a"HOMOGENOUS NEGRO SETTLEMENT"(PEMBROKE, NC)

New York Times 1872,a description of the Lumbee Capitol not as Indian nation but Negro!