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Dec 10, 2018

Thanksgiving, an annual event centered on the myth that forms the beginnings of the United States of America, is once again behind us. The idea of friendly natives who ventured forth and helped the European settlers in their time of need…and then sat down around a communal table to celebrate their efforts and friendship. However, the history of the Lumbee tribe of North Carolina tells a different story. 

Guest: Malinda Maynor Lowery, an associate professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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