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Biographies of American Indians
Attakullakulla
by Corkran, D. H. Attakullakulla, a Cherokee warrior and statesman—known to the English as The Little Carpenter, because his name meant "wood leaning up" and therefore suggested house-building—became the most [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blunt (or Blount), Tom
by Johnson, F. Roy. Tom Blunt (or Blount), a head chief and king of the North Carolina Tuscarora Indians, of obscure parentage, lived in the Upper Towns. During his time these numbered seven and formed one of three [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cameron, Alexander
by III, James H. O'Donnell. Alexander Cameron, British Indian agent, was born in Scotland during the early eighteenth century and emigrated to the Southern colonies with a number of his countrymen in the 1730s and 1740s. It is [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crowell, John
by Copeland, J. Isaac. John Crowell, Indian agent, territorial delegate, and congressman, was born in Halifax County. His father, Edward, had left New Jersey to settle in North Carolina, where he married a Miss Rabun, an [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hagler (Arataswa or Oroloswa)
by Cashion, Jerry C. Arataswa or Oroloswa Hagler, king or head man of the Catawbas (ca. 1749–63), lived and died in the region that was in bitter dispute between the two Carolinas. Upon the murder of The Young Warrior [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hubbard, Jeremiah
by Newlin, Algie I. Jeremiah Hubbard, educator and Quaker leader, was born in Mecklenburg County, Va., the son of Joseph and Ann Crews Hubbard. He was the grandson of Hardiman Crews and his Indian wife, whose name has [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jacobs, Priscilla Freeman (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Lerch, Patricia B., Jacobs, Priscilla Freeman. Priscilla Freeman Jacobs Related Entries: American Indian Education Longtime Chief of the Waccamaw-Siouan by Dr. Patricia B. Lerch, in collaboration with Priscilla Freeman Jacobs Reprinted [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Junaluska
by McKinney, Gordon B. Junaluska, Cherokee warrior and hero of Andrew Jackson's victory over the Creeks at Horseshoe Bend in 1814, was born near the head of the Little Tennessee River in either Macon County, N.C., or Rabun [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Long Lance, Buffalo Child
by Smith, Donald B. Long Lance, Buffalo Child by Donald B. Smith, 1991 1 Dec. 1890–20 Mar. 1932 Buffalo Child Long Lance, author and actor, was one of the best-known North American Indians of the late 1920s. In [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lowry, Henry Berry
by Evans, William Mckee. Lowry, Henry Berry by William Mckee Evans, 1991 ca. 1846–72? See also:  Henry Berry Lowry, By Jefferson Currie, in the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Spring [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lowry, Henry Berry (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Currie, Jefferson. On a hot June day in 1999, a young Lumbee Indian man, Randall Oxendine, stood on the banks of the old millpond at Bear Swamp and yelled, “I’m gonna get you, Henry Berry!”  Gabrial Cummings [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Manteo
by Quinn, David B. Manteo, leading Carolina Algonquian Indian, was a member of the ruling family of the Croatoan subtribe of the coastal Algonquian group. His mother (or adopted mother) appears to have been the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McMillan, Hamilton
by Stacy, Robin Purser. Hamilton McMillan, lawyer and author, described as "a full-blooded Scotchman," was born in Cumberland County near Fayetteville, the only child of William and Ann Patterson McMillan. His earliest [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Menatonon
by Johnson, F. Roy. Menatonon, king of the Chowanoc Indians, was old and infirm in his limbs when Governor Ralph Lane explored the Chowan River in the spring of 1586. Both the English and the Indians regarded him as the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pemisapan (Wingina)
by Johnson, F. Roy. Pemisapan (Wingina), was king, or head man, of the Algonquian (or Algonkin)-speaking Indians on Roanoke Island and the opposite mainland when Sir Walter Raleigh was seeking to establish an English [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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NC Humanities Council, 2009 - 2011. "Teaching about North Carolina American Indians." Online at Learn NC.

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