SHORT STORIES: The Lumbee (In Progress): Lumbee

Maxton, NC A group of Lumbee Indians swim in the dark water of the Lumber River at a bend where one of their ancestors, Henry Berry Lowrie, is said to have fought off a local militia more than a century ago. The river is central to the creation story of the tribe and is at the core of Lumbee identity. (Travis Dove for The Washington Post Magazine)
Lumbee

Maxton, NC

A group of Lumbee Indians swim in the dark water of the Lumber River at a bend where one of their ancestors, Henry Berry Lowrie, is said to have fought off a local militia more than a century ago. The river is central to the creation story of the tribe and is at the core of Lumbee identity.

(Travis Dove for The Washington Post Magazine)