Indian Studies event
Thursday at UNCP
PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will host its eighth annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference on Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the University Center Annex.
The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for discussion of the culture, history, art, health and contemporary issues of American Indians in the Southeast. The keynote speaker for the conference is 87-year-old Jerry Wolfe, a member of the Cherokee tribe, who speaks, reads and writes Cherokee.
To register for the entire conference, including lunch, the fee is $60. A one-day session is $30 with meals, or $5 without meals. Dinner on Thursday is an additional $12 and is not included in the registration fee.
UNCP students, faculty, and staff can attend the sessions at no charge with their university identification; however, meals are not included.
LHS sets tryouts
for marching band
LUMBERTON — The Lumberton High School Band department will be holding tryouts for the Pirate Marching Band on April 17, April 19 and April 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. each day in the Lumberton High School band room.
Students in grades eighth through 12th grade, transfer students and any students coming from Lumberton Junior High School and Littlefield Middle School are eligible to try out. Positions are available for brass, woodwinds, and percussion. Spots are also available for the dance team. Experience is not necessary.
For information, call band Director Laurence Harvey at 910-734-2343.