SHORT STORIES: The Lumbee (In Progress): Lumbee

Brian Keith Bryant  poses for a portrait on July 21 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.
Lumbee

Brian Keith Bryant poses for a portrait on July 21 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.