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Fri November 18, 2005
Lumbee Artists: New Creations in Ancient Forms
This is the tenth year of the American Indian Heritage Celebration at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. Among the featured artists and demonstrators are many members of the Lumbee tribe from Robeson County. Arts reporter Megan Williams visited two of the tribe's artists at their home in Pembroke.
By Megan V. Williams
November 18, 2005 Pembroke, NC – Herman and Loretta Oxendine both took up art full time after retiring. Herman works with gourds and clay and Loretta weaves traditional pine needle baskets.