•                         Nottoway Powwow - Chief Lynette Allston, John Blackfeather, and Rick Kelly

    Nottoway Powwow - Chief Lynette Allston, John Blackfeather, and Rick Kelly

  •                  Ladies Traditional Dancers  Aio Sefu, Beverly Payne, and Vickie Jeffries

    Ladies Traditional Dancers Aio Sefu, Beverly Payne, and Vickie Jeffries

  •                    Elder John Blackfeather Jeffries, Rick Kelly and Erica Isennock, and Louis Campbell head dancers

    Elder John Blackfeather Jeffries, Rick Kelly and Erica Isennock, and Louis Campbell head dancers

  •               Elder John Blackfeather gifted with blanket

    Elder John Blackfeather gifted with blanket

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND ANOTHER VILLAGE WORK DAY

The OBSN will have a village work day on September 23, 2017 from 9:00-1:00PM. A light lunch will be served for all volunteers. We will finish stablizing the palisade poles. Please send an email to vickiejeffries@yahoo.com if you plan to volunteer. Thanks!

DONATING TO THE OBSN

Please pledge today to make a monthly donation of just $10.00 per month ($120.00 per year) which is tax deductible. Click the link for donations and at the very bottom of the page click “Donate” . You can pay via Paypal (if you have an account) or use your credit card. We thank you in advance for your support of the OBSN! Pledge today!

SACRED HOOP OF HEALING AND WELL-BEING TALKING CIRCLE

Saturday, September 30, 2017 1:00pm-3:00pm Tribal Center at OBSN Tribal Grounds 4902 Dailey Store Rd, Burlington, NC 27217. Based on values of sharing, respect, and honor, the Talking Circle is a way for people to communicate about life events and getting on the road to health and wellbeing. We will be starting the Medicine Wheel Teachings at this meeting, The purpose of the Medicine Wheel Teachings is to help the individual focus self through a view of his/her current life and through self-reflection on all four facets (mental, spiritual, physical and emotional) involved in initiating change to promote well-being for self and others. The Talking Circle is open to ages 18 and older. Tribal affiliation required. Does not have to be Occaneechi. Lunch will be provided and sign-up is required. Please RSVP to:

OBSN PRESENTS BIG ED'S TURKEY SHOOT October 14, 2017

Come on out and enjoy a day of fun at the Tribal Village. We will have some great prizes, turkeys, hams, cakes, and much more! Hot dog plates will be on sale for $5.00. The fun starts at 1:00PM. This event is open to the public. Hope to see you there!

A Brief History

The Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation—OBSN for short—is a small Indian community located primarily in the old settlement of Little Texas…

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OBSN Mission Statement

VISION STATEMENT: Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation will be a unified and self-reliant tribe…

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Historical Timeline

Prior to 1676, we know the Occaneechi, Saponi, and Tutelo lived on an island in Roanoke River near Clarksville, Virginia, on the Great Trading Path.

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Occaneechi Homeland Preservation Project: Bringing the Past and Future Together 

About the
Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation

In August 2002, the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation embarked on an ambitious project; to begin buying back a portion of its ancestral lands in the “Little Texas” Community of NE Alamance County, North Carolina. This was called the Occaneechi Homeland Preservation Project.

For the first time in over 250 years, the Occaneechi own land again as a Tribe, to be used for economic development for the tribal community, as well as for tribal administrative offices.

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Tribal Documents

View instructions and download tribal documents like the Tribal Application, Donation Forms, and the OBSN Request Form.

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Click here for August 2017 Newsletter

 

 

Meet Our 

OBSN Executive Council

Tribal Council Meetings   – 2nd Thursday of the Month – 6:30pm

Location: 4902 Daily Store Road – Burlington, NC  27217

(Unless otherwise posted)


January 19th, 2017 (Rescheduled due to weather)

February 9th, 2017

March 2nd, 2017 (Due to Unity Conference)

April 13th, 2017

May 11th, 2017

June (No Tribal Council Meeting)

July 20th, 2017

August 10th, 2017

September 14th, 2017

October 12th, 2017

November 9th, 2017

December (No Meeting – Enjoy the Holidays)

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