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descendants of Native Americans whose language belonged to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languagesNative American languages,
languages of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere and their descendants. A number of the Native American languages that were spoken at the time of the European arrival in the New World in the late 15th cent.
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). The ancestors of the Lumbee occupied the coast of the SE United States and were part of the Eastern Woodlands cultureEastern Woodlands culture,
term used to refer to Native American societies inhabiting the eastern United States. The earliest Woodland groups were the Adena and Hopewell, who lived in the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys between 800 B.C. and A.D. 800.
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 area. Generally friendly to the Europeans, they taught the settlers their methods of fishing, hunting, and farming and introduced them to many of their foods. They were one of the few Eastern tribes to escape removal to Indian Territory in the 19th cent., but were pressed into service by the Confederacy during the Civil War. They were formerly known as the Croatan Indians and the Robeson County Indians. In 1990 there were over 50,000 Lumbee in the United States, many of mixed Native American, African, and European ancestry; they are centered in Robeson co., North Carolina. The tribe's focus on education is embodied in Pembroke State Univ., founded in 1887 as a Lumbee college and now part of the Univ. of North Carolina system.
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Additionally, the group is expanding the reach of its existing brands by opening two new Al Abraaj dine-in outlets, two Mashawi Al Abraaj, two Al Bindaira Cafes, a Lumee restaurant as well as YaSalam
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Allan Shoemake, LuMee partner and co-founder, said in a prepared statement, We are thrilled to have Robert on board to lead LuMee into the next stage of our company's evolution.
My background creating innovative product solutions that make a difference for customers seemed like a perfect fit with LuMee with its truly unique mobile platform.