Pubished Etch Thursday Sine* January 18,1973 CAROLINA IPS lj J Indian <IM|ce S C " Promoting Communications Between MiaMiPaad MgdonJ" p*,tKC**-HC S "S I wniKn, 1 Sobtten CcvMf f* 1 W K VOLUME 21 NUMBER 10 THURSDAY, MARCH 10. 1994 2S4.KMCOPV | / ^ News Briefs v ) s Mini-conference held at Parkton School Parkton Elementary School put their inotto. "Total Involvement tor an effective School". (Ties) into action The school was the site of a mini conference entitled "For the Love of Children" on February 14. IW4 The conference was attended by parents, students, faculty and staff The workshop was opened w ith a general session presented by the PTA Workshops entitles "Wallpaper Hanging". "Techniques of Storytelling." '' Band Aid First Aid."' "Your Child and School Law." "Dealing with attention deficit disorder." "HOTS", and Apple HE Lab Demonstration" were conducted by staff members, parents, and community volunteers Parents were encouraged to attend the sessions w ith their children The activity was an additional effort to foster parental nivoUeme^ ^ concluded with a spaghetti dinner in the school cafeteria where Mr AlphcNizo McKae. Chapter I Direi toi. was the Kevnote Speaker The C hapter I school wide protect artMfTA worked collaborativelv to make the conference a success Red Springs Middle School PTA to sponsor Aids Education program Red Springs Middle School PTa will sponsor an AIDS HIV Education Program on Monday. March 21 at 1 00 p m till V 00 p.m. in the school auditorium Entertainmeni will lie provided by the RSMS Band"' ( ome support our children's school flunk you in advance for your continued support to our school. All-County Musical being presented The Public Schools ot Robeson C ounty will present its annual all county musical March WI4. 1994 at ihe Carolina Civic Center in Lumbenon. NC Tins vears production is "The Yankee Doodle. " featuring the music of com poser George C. Cohen. There are several evening and matinee performances Call 738-4841 for ticket information and reservations ^ Boy Scouts Benefit Dinner Planned You are cordially invited to attend the Cape Fear Council. Boy Scoutsof America Investment in Character dinner to benefit our Boy Scout program in Pembroke and Robeson County The dinner will be held at ShefF s Seafood 011 Thursday. March 17. 1994 at 6.30 p.m. The evenings program will conclude by 7:30 p 111 We think you will find it informative and entertaining The Boy Scouts of America lias, been shaping the lives ot America s youth since 1910 with its positive influence on character development, citizenship training and personal fitness However, the youth of today are asked to make more and more decisions at an even younger age How they learn to make those decisions and gain positive experiences is extteinely important needs the moral and finam. tal support ot people like vou An outstanding group of communir. mid business leaders is assisting 111 tluseffbrt. vou will receive a telephone call from one of tlieni n? conf irm v our attendance at iheirtable We look forward fo sharing this hour of fellowship with you and sincerely hope > our schedule will permit you to attend W D Oxendine 4V4 Chairman Investment 111 Character Table Hosts W D Oxendine. Larr McNeill. Lindsev Locklear. Lan ??. Iia.is. \1ike< uuiimngs. Garth L.ockkai Bill Brewingtoii. ' lift" >aini)>oii nIoiiiuo Lowr\ Greg unuumgs. fiuniie Hum Randall .loiies. Bryan Maynor Humane Society to meet Mar. 18 The Robeson County Humane Society will hold its monthly meeting on March 18th at 7 pm at the Tobaccoland Restaurant in Fairmont The restaurant is located on S Walnut St John Flynn. Candidate for sheriff and society member will speak briefly to those present For more information call 739-6032 Spring Revival Planned at Cherokee Chapel Methodist Everyone is invited to attend Hie ?spring Revival at Cherokee Chapel Methodist Church Sunday. March 2"* through Friday. April I Guest speakers will be Rev Roy Clark. Rev Dufrene CuinmingsandRev Dwight Freeman Sunday night service begins at " p m Weeknights services will begin at 7 30 p.m. The church is located on Highway 71 (between Red Springs and Maxton The pastor is REv Julian Ransom PSHS student Served as Page Aunrt Tmm%om. a sophomore of Famell Snett High School Ntu sdecieJ u> serve *' a page for the North Carolina Horn* of Reprexealati'e /ram February '?#/. Saddletree Community meets to discuss the Constitution of the Lumbee Tribe f At- Lance Hurtling On Thursday. March 3. members of the Saddletree community assembled to hear a presentation on the efforts of the Constitutional Assembly todrart a tribal constitution Approximate^ 60 persons wete present tor the meeting! This was Hit second meeting sponsored b\ Hit saddletree Community Center mi the issue Several delegates to the Assembly were present tor the meeting Hie included. Carolyn Lowers, first Baptist. C an it ious M Bartield.! J-c del lie I Holiness 'viethotiisi P;' Brewei Liberty Holiness Moore Ledwell. West Kubr>uii t mini Methodist. Vera Malcolm Mi Olio Pentecostal Holiness. Linda Hammonds. Mt Olive Baptisi. ami Calvin Pevia. Saddletree Chuith or ?Jod _ Lance Harding, president ot Hie United Saddletree Cominuiutv t enter onducted the meeting L vntlna L ?>f die project, as well as a detailed discussion of the 1^X4 trtbai ?etereikJum which gavt LKIM i onvare non-profit .orporatn n on members, ilie aulhotiC f m,u. decisions, leeaiding mallei > *:n ?tderai rciognitioii 'hi-.-uub -'-ir. iietition jheLumbec aicuotrhgHiie tor the petition process and i> seekm*. recognition through a C ongressional Act Linda Hammonds. Chairman ot the judiciary Committee, reported on the provisions proposed bv the Assembly Tltis committee has been onsidering issues suchasthecreation of a tribal constitutional court to give the tribe some tvpeof forum toenforce ?he tribal constitution A report given b\ Wendv vl> <Hr '.cdwell. Chairman otthe Traiiotn.n ' otnmillee. outlined lite P'-.v jum' !o lie used to adopt the r onstttution Ms Led v? ell - nresentation included Ihiw tht til>* ?nhal election will be lield Vera Malcolm, whoisamembei oi ?lie Electoral C ommittee, reported on inula Hummomls. Chairman JuJician ( ommmev iamht c (oh\t nation iwcmhly thcrivtxk .ompleiedbcihiu .utmninet. The;. Iid?c l*en considering issues such as the aeation ot an election commission or other bodv toestablisli niles tin lite oversee and conduction ot elections and enrollment related issues Reports were concluded with tlit taking ot a straw vote ""thediWMn Luinhec Homecoming The vote was unanimous in favot of holding the election at that time ' ?hc?"aerates presti<t rvrrpsseii ?licit .? ? t tlictt iiivol einem >? ill ill- jncs .< Ilk .UlUktettvC ot iht ?nectinv 'KciMtie 'ft emt-tiona' :t? k'iecatc- and tribal number-. spoke ?>? tht uikhis obstacles iliai have arisen to hinder the work of the \ssemblv Harding reminded rliose present that we sitould not lose sighi ot our coal to draft the governing document of tlie tribe Tearful eyes and voices of conviction filled the saddletree Community Center as persons declared theircommitment to this monumental endeavor thai the tribe has embarked upon There is no better way lo understand and eliminate la V* an.! ?nisleiwhttg ??..mors 'lia' aiiiotiml tins oi iic l than ? ncu the mioi m.Hion first hand Die saddletree cumin unity encourages each and e v er\ joinmunitv to sponsor a meeting m ?iietr . ominuniiv to become enlightened on the drafting of the Lumbee tribal constitution also discovered that weight lifting classes loi >ome students are a motivated thing to come to school' 'It motivated me It was embarrassing if you made a mistake hut y ou want to try hard''. quotes Eric '? lianihers a senior Ned onlv does I .it. lia > e a ikiMiivr approiich but w kx . ?' Iwrle- Jacob.* a junior who <vs|naiekdu|tenl> that It makes .on ?eet i_oud that. eHi reac lied our goal fo enciHirage others to participate, both Eric and Chiirtes reveal tliat weight lifting develops self discipline, greater strength, and better athletes The following students participated in the lift-a-thon reaching the following pounds Robert ( havis l70. Danrico Fulmore-205. Quinn l.owry-220. Jeremy Brewington-210. Adain Spaulding-290. Jason Locklear 250. Kev in Bnce-245. Jimmy Lowry 240. Ponce Chavit-260. Ron C Locklear-230. Sam Billings-285. Jonathan McCoy-315. James D Lockleai-270. Dennis Smith-310. Charles Jacobs-290. Eric Chambers 335. Lance Bullard-270. Mario Locklear-355. Raymond Oxendine 330. Chris C urrie-295. Bryan Austm 300. Brandon Lock lear- 240. and Cedrtc Woodell-260 The purpose of the lift-a-thon was hi raise money for athlefics ' According to Heil likr was impressed with the support of the student body u?d feels that other student understood it took hard work and they respected what the athletes were doing 4 News Briefs from PSHS Ramon Edwards Jacobs. a venim at Pumell Swett High .vhool made a presentation to the NC Education Standards and Accountability ( ommissionsCitizens Forum Feb I < at Roland-Gnse Middle School m Wilmington. NC This was one ot tut .itizens forum held across (lie state to receive input Iforn students businesses .uid industry Ramon's presentaiion ga*r >npu' 'o the panel on "What .ou feel .on should know to be able to graduate from school, also areas where graduates are deficient in skills necessary to compete tor employ ment and what skills you feel a graduate should possess to be successful in life" Others making presentations w ere student Richmond Hill ffoin Carteret County, also Supt of New Hanover, and several Human Resource and Personal Offices from Business and Industry The eleven panel members susistedofGovernor lim Hunt Mali ?upt Bob Lfhertdgt- and R<>s? V i iowry. NCEA President Vlst in attendance s?i Ncii May nor. Employ ineiu Re adiness i Coordinator. JTPA of Purnell swell 1 High School. t I he lilt ol hundreds of pounds and 1 bulging muscles caught the attention ' ?if everyone at the lift a rhon held in Puniell jwen High s gym W ednesdav February In '' The litt-a-thon is an opportunity to present the hard work of the guvs and lor them to gain confidence and he proud of what thev did quotes Mark head varsttv football coach of Purnell ywett High School He has Recently Lance Harding, shown right, president of the Im ted Saddletree Community Center, presented a plague of apprecuitUon to the outgoing president, Ronald Hammonds, the Center u organized to enhance me Saddletree Community. It is u civic organization nhich practices the motto of service to the community. One of the many prefects of the Center It the awarding of scholarships, the Harold B. Wynn Scholarship, each year la seniors in the area to farther their education. (Photo by mid Turkey) winners of 1994 American Indian Film & competition A video production bv Oklahoma animator and producer Dan C tones field at the Ked Earth Indian Ceniei in Oklahoma City The IMIMM' competition, open to both Indian ami non-Indian filmmakers, is sponsored hv Ked Earth. Inc . International Photography Hall of Faint, and the Slate Arts t outwit of Oklalioina The Best of Show film, entitled ? National Museum of tlie American Indian." also received the first place award in the Commercial/Promotion Indian Produced category The 10 muiute video explainsthe significance of the proposed National Museum ot the American Indian Museum in Washington. DC A campaign is currently underway to fund construction of the museum on the last remaining open tract of land on i he historic mall in the nation s capiiol We received evcelleni entries ?torn throughout the nation, from both Indians and non- Indians, said Patrick Whelen. chairman of the American Indian Film and Video Competition li was verv difficult to select w outers from among the entries " (.Miter top winners included 'Mararunner" The Life and Art of T.C Cannon." by Oklaliomu i ?\ producer Phillip Albert Best Oklahoma Production. Paradise in Peril.' produced bv Bob Bostw ick of Plummet. ID. Best Environmental Production and Sharing One I ,utK" tiuHlucedbv >j interns at Lmltan Island Mkod mi MM atiu T, j VTn Best1"IwaVWtfmr'? iinpciiiii'ii iudwe.' included lit Kit Karrtker Pvolessofot film and '?'idee Studies. University of Oklahoma. Norman. OK , Phil Luces, award-winning independent producer. Lot. Anjtele*. Dan Jones, independent ptoducet animator. Newfcirk.OK..aod Matthew ( Jones. Native American Public Broadcast my (. onsorrtum. toe.. Lincoln. NL Each entry was required to focus on American Indian history, arts, culture myths, social issues or evolving missions Awards were presented lor both Indian Produced ami Non-Indian Produced Alms in docuinentaryishort, documentary lony. experimental, visual art. educational, animation graphic art. iisnmercial promotion, and broadcast animalism ategones All >cmi-finalists were judged and screened during the Red Earth Native American Fair." said Whelen "An awards ceremony and Aim festival will honor the winners during the Ked Earth Festival June 10-12 la downtown < Jklahoma C irv " Redl.arth.liK .aprtvmenonprofit organization. ipertuea the Ked Earth litdian i enteral the KjtVpaatck C enter museum complex and produces the annual Ked Earth Festival each June in downtown Oklahoma C itv ftwiwil I nitt?l Methodic ('ann* h i// hare n gospel timg mm SmmAh*, \turcli20ai ypm. featuring the W<ni Tamils and mke rlm.2groom. Tmt chunk ?located am Mottle J Maxton. ac mm ike rood from Mrtttpecl School The public it imriied to attend.