INDIANS: The Natives Are Restless

INDIANS The Natives Are Restless

The 30,000 Indians who live in Robeson County, N.C. are a tough but fairly peace-loving lot. They are called the Lumbees, and some claim to be descendants of the centuries-old Croatans.* They are professional people, political leaders, small businessmen, small farmers, sharecroppers; like most Indians, they prefer to keep to themselves while maintaining fairly good relations with the 40,000 whites and 25,000 Negroes in the area. But last week in Robeson County, there sounded ancient Indian anger. The Lumbees were out against the Ku Klux Klan, an organization of sons of immigrants...

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