Adolph L. Dial on Native American Authors

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Adolph L. Dial
, 1922-1995


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.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Youth
ISBN: 155546713X

Dial, Adolph L.. The only land I know : a history of the Lumbee Indians
San Francisco : Indian Historian Press, 1975.
Genre: Nonfiction
ISBN: 0913436283

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