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2024 Community Awards

American Indian Elder of the year

Mrs. Alpha Brewington Bryant (Coharie)

Distinguished American Indian College Student

Kylie Moore (Waccamaw Siouan)

Unsung Hero

Mr. Larry Townsend (Lumbee)

Distinguished  Service to the American Indian Community

Elton Ray Jacobs (Waccamaw Siouan)

Distinguished American Indian High School Student

Mr. Benjamin Cashwell (Coharie)

Economic Advancement of American Indian People

Perry L. Sr. (Lumbee)

In Honor of Service

Jeffrey Chavis, (Lumbee) US Navy

Senior Chief petty officer, E-8

Operation Iraqi Freedom, Desert Storm and Afghanistan

1982-2008

Roger Ray Locklear, (Lumbee)US Marine Corp

Sergeant - 1994-2002

Edward McCoy Livingston, (Meherrin)

US Coast Guard

E-6 1973-1993

Ricky Patrick Jones (Occaneechi)

US Navy

Petty Officer 2nd Class - 1976-1980

Darrell Kenny, (Sappony)

US Army - Sergeant E-5

Viet Nam Veteran 1967-1969

James Ervin Freeman, (Waccamaw Siouan)

US Army - Private First Class

Served in Korean Conflict 1967-1969

Benjamin Ray Wynn, Coharie)

Lieutenant Colonel

NC National Guard - Iraq Freeman

Zollie Leon Richardson (Haliwa-Saponi)

US Marine Corp - Corporal E-4

Viet Nam Veteran 1969-1971

Rudy Locklear (Lumbee)

US Army -Specialist Fourth Class E-4

Viet Nam Veteran(Purple Heart Recipient)

1966-1968

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