Sacred Hoop of Healing & Wellbeing Talking Circle

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. Saturday, May 20 , 2017 1:00pm-3:00pm Gathering Space at OBSN Tribal Grounds 4902 Dailey Store Road, Burlington, NC 27217. The Talking Circle is open to ages 18 and older. Lunch will be provided and sign-up is required. Please RSVP to:


The forms for the 2017 OBSN Tribal Elections are now available. If you are an interested, dedicated, duly enrolled OBSN Tribal Member that would like to serve your Tribal Community and can actively participate in Tribal Functions, Meetings, and Tribal Affairs, please do not hesitate to nominate yourself for consideration for the ballot on the upcoming OBSN Tribal Election. Click the link below to submit your self-nomination form. Thank you, OBSN Staff

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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Meet Our 

OBSN Executive Council

32nd Annual Occaneechi Powwow 

Spirit of the Dance 

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June 11th & 12th, 2017  – (Saturday & Sunday) 

Occaneechi Tribal Grounds – 4902 Daily Store Road – Burlington, NC  27217

2017 OBSN Powwow Vendor Application Now Available

Click Here – Vendor Application for 2017 OBSN Powwow

The application can be emailed or mailed.  Any questions please give Vickie a call at 336-421-1317.

Thank you! 



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 13th, 2017

August 10th, 2017

September 14th, 2017

October 12th, 2017

November 9th, 2017

December (No Meeting – Enjoy the Holidays)




    Occaneechi Beading Workshop at the Gathering Space

    April  29, 2017


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    June 10 & 11, 2017

    Tribal Grounds



    JULY 29, 2017 @10:00

    July 30, 2017 – Placement of Dental Sealants

    Tribal Grounds


    July 21, 22 2017

     Jeffries, Wade and Dixon Family Reunion

    Tribal Grounds






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