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“Who We Are: A Brief History of Lumbee History and Culture” talk with Kevin Melvin
Thursday, March 09, 2023, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST
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“Who We Are: A Brief History of Lumbee History and Culture”

Join Kevin Melvin for his talk on the history and culture of the Lumbee Tribe through the centuries, and shares the current status of his work to help preserve and promote the tribe’s history and future.

Admission is free, a $10 donation is suggested.

About the Speaker
Kevin Melvin is an enrolled member of and Cultural Historic Preservation Officer for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. He earned his undergraduate degree in American Indian Studies and History from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He is currently working on a master’s degree in Public History from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

He is a founding member of the Lumbee Stickball Association and a member of Phi Sigma Nu Fraternity Inc. His interests are Southeastern American Indian History and Culture, all things outdoors, and classic cars. When he is not working to preserve and promote Lumbee History and Culture, he is working on his family farm in Rowland, N.C. Melvin is married to LeAnn Strickland Melvin, with whom he shares two daughters, Lorelai Rose and Magnolia Lee.