SHORT STORIES: The Lumbee (In Progress): Lumbee

Cousins, Nola Graham (left) and Bryce Locklear pose for a portrait on July 7, 2018 in Pembroke, NC, USA.The Lumbee tribe of eastern North Carolina is comprised of a people who’s native identity—however culturally rich—has been fought over for more than a century by a federal government that doesn’t see them fitting neatly into any racial category.   (Travis Dove for The Washington Post Magazine)
Lumbee

Cousins, Nola Graham (left) and Bryce Locklear pose for a portrait on July 7, 2018 in Pembroke, NC, USA.

The Lumbee tribe of eastern North Carolina is comprised of a people who’s native identity—however culturally rich—has been fought over for more than a century by a federal government that doesn’t see them fitting neatly into any racial category.

(Travis Dove for The Washington Post Magazine)