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A Bibliography of Resources on the Coharie Tribe of North Carolina

Prepared by the North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

North Carolina Collection call numbers follow each citation.

Books, Theses, and Government Reports

Berde, Stuart. Coharie Reemergence: Attaining Religious and Educational Freedom in Eastern North Carolina 1850c – Present. [Pembroke, N.C.]: Lumbee River Legal Services and the Coharie Intra-Tribal Council, 1984. 80 pp. C970.03 B48c

Berde, Stuart. Nowhere to Hide: A Theoretical and Documentary Quest in to Coharie Indian History. [Pembroke, N.C.]: Lumbee River Legal Services and the Coharie Intra-Tribal Council, 1984. 161 pp. C970.03 B48n

Berde, Stuart. Politics and Prayers: The Role of Evangelicism in Coharie Tribal History. [Pembroke, N.C.]: Lumbee River Legal Services, 1982. 69 pp. C970.03 B48p

Butler, G. E. The Croatoan Indians of Sampson County, N.C., Their Origin and Racial Status; A Plea for Separate Schools. [Durham, N.C.: Seeman, 1916]. 65 pp. Cp970.03 B98c

Grady, Don Avasco. “The Coharie Indians of Sampson County, North Carolina: A Collection of Oral Folk History.” M.A. Thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1981. 112 pp. C378 UO2 1981 GRADY, D.A.

North Carolina Commission on Indian Affairs. North Carolina Indians. Raleigh: North Carolina Commission on Indian Affairs, [1977]. 1 p. Cb970.01 N87il

Ross, Thomas E. American Indians in North Carolina: Geographic Interpretations. Southern Pines, N.C.: Karo Hollow Press, 1999. See chapter seven, “Coharie Tribe of North Carolina,” pp. 149-161. C970.01 R826a

Wilkins, David (Karonhiawakon). Walking Upright: The Coharie People of Sampson County. Raleigh: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, Research Branch, 1980. Historical Research Reports Series 1, no. 13. 113 pp. C970.03 W68w

Journal Articles

Dane, J. K. and B. Eugene Griessman. "The Collective Identity of Marginal Peoples: The North Carolina Experience." American Anthropologist, vol. 74 no. 3 (1972), pp. 694-704. Discusses the development of racial identity among the Haliwa and Sampson County (now Coharie) tribes, especially in the organization of churches and schools.

Newspaper Articles

Lunan, Jack. “Indian School Dedicated for Six-County System.” News and Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 4 May 1943. C071 N55

“Sampson’s Indians Once Operated Own Schools.” The Sampsonian (Clinton, N.C.), 31 March 1969. "Indians of North Carolina," clipping file through 1975, vol. 3, page 13 (filed under “Lumbee Indians”). North Carolina Collection, C970.01 I39

“Indians Roam Clinton Area and the Wagons Roll West.” News and Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), 7 September 1969. North Carolina Collection clipping file through 1975, reel 38 page 188. CR917 N87

Oakley, Eve. "Coharie Center Preserving Culture, History of Indians." The Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.), 27 August 1984. About the Coharie Indian Center, near Clinton, N.C. C071 F28o3

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