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“Indigenous Herbs and Foodways of the Lumbee and Cherokee Tribes”

November 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

As part of the American Indian History Month series of events, join the American Indian Center’s talk, featuring Arvis Boughman Author (Lumbee) and Robert RedHawk Eldridge (Cherokee/Sappony). Mr. Arvis Boughman will discuss plants and herbal remedies that members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina have used for centuries in the coastal plain of North Carolina and continue to use today. Mr. Robert “RedHawk” Eldridge will discuss indigenous herbs and food ways of the Cherokee and western North Carolina.

Arvis Boughman is a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and the author of Herbal Remedies of the Lumbee Indians and Chicora and the Little People that reflect his Lumbee Indian heritage. Herbal Remedies of the Lumbee Indians details dozens of herbs the Lumbee have used for centuries to treat a variety of diseases from asthma to sprains.

Robert RedHawk Eldridge is of Cherokee and Sappony descent and a storyteller. He travels across the country sharing stories about his ancestors and Native American culture.

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Details

Date:
November 4
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Organizer

American Indian Center
Phone:
919-843-4189
Email:
aic@unc.edu
View Organizer Website

Venue

Virtual