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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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OBSN Executive Council

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Renovations, Expansion and Call for Kitchen Items

OBSN TRIBAL RENOVATIONS! The OBSN recently received funds from the Healthy Native North Carolinian – American Indian Healthy Eating grant program. This grant will be utilized to expand our tribal office which will include a kitchen that will be used for healthy eating demonstrations. Renovations are underway (enjoy photos) and we will keep you posted on a dedication that will feature a special blessing from our tribal elders. We do have a wish list for items that are needed for our kitchen. If you are able, please help us: Pots/Pans Knives Eating Utensils Cooking Utensils/Holder Dishes Baking Dishes Glasses Cups Pot Holders Dish Towels Dish Soap Garbage Can Broom/Dust Pain Paper Towels/Holder Cannister Set Dish Rack Spices Napkins/Holder Strainer Tupperware Also, thank you to everyone that donated via the “Go Fund Me Page”. Those funds will help with these renovations. OBSN Staff
This is before the renovations began.
This is before the renovations began.
Inside view of the expansion
Inside view of the expansion
Outside view of expansion
Outside view of expansion

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OBSN Tribal Council Meetings

Next Tribal Council Meeting

 August 11th, 2016 – Thursday at 6:30pm

Location: Tribal Grounds 

4902 Daily Store Road – Burlington, NC  27217 

Next Wisdom Circle Meeting

   Will be announced after office renovations are completed.

Thank you for your patience.             

2016 OBSN Tribal Council Meeting Schedule

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

Location: 4902 Daily Store Road – Burlington, NC  27217

(Unless otherwise posted)

√January 14th, 2016

√February 11th, 2016 (Cancelled)

√March 10th, 2016

June (No Tribal Council Meeting)

√July 14th, 2016

August 11th, 2016

September 8th, 2016

October 13th, 2016

November 10th, 2016

December (No Meeting – Enjoy the Holidays)

  • JULY 26th, 2016 – TUESDAY 

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    Date: August 13th, 2016 – Saturday

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