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Food for the Soul: Growing Up in the Collard Culture


Collards are a unique vegetable that shares a common glory between black, white and Native American people. Collards are celebrated on all sides of the southern family table. Collards are the pearl of the Real South that unites us rather than divides us.

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“Chief Buffalo Child” Long Lance: Tragedy of a Native American Hollywood Legend

“Chief Buffalo Child” Long Lance had a life that some people dream of having. He was a graduate of Carlisle Indian School and West Point Academy, best selling author, Hollywood actor, and life long friend of Jim Thorpe. But his past eventually caught up with him and he became a legend among one of the greatest imposters.

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People of the Dark Water: The Lumbee Controversy for Sovereignty

“They say we’re not real Indians!”¬†For over 100 years, the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has been fighting for federal recognition amidst the controversy surrounding their heritage.

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