Lumbee Tribe accused of substandard housing
Tuesday, March 2, 2004

A Lumbee woman is asking a North Carolina county to withdraw its support for federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe.

Elisha Dial said the tribe has provided her with substandard housing and has ignored her complaints. The Hoke County commissioners agreed to help investigate.

The tribe's housing program has been questioned by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. A new administrator has been brought in.

Get the Story:
Help sought in Hoke housing probe (The Fayetteville Observer 3/2)

Relevant Links:
Official Lumbee Tribe website -

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