Native American Authors
Adolph L. Dial
Adolph Lorenz Dial was a respected Lumbee scholar and advocate for Indian rights. He spent 30 years as a
professor of American Indian Studies at Pembroke State University, and was also a businessman, a North Carolina state senator and a spokesperson for full federal recognition of the Lumbees. He died in December of 1995.
Awards and Honors
Brown-Hudson Folklore Award, 1986
Books by Adolph L. Dial:
Dial, Adolph L.. The Lumbee
New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1993.
Dial, Adolph L.. The only land I know : a history of the Lumbee Indians
San Francisco : Indian Historian Press, 1975.
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