About the
Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation

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 

n 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

OBSN Bulletin Board

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Please help us to reach our goal this year to raise funds to build a Tribal Community Center.  Please donate and share this link on facebook, email lists and all social media sites with your friends, co-workers and business contacts.  It is a very progressive campaign but we are hopeful that it will be a successful endeavor that will help the tribe and the community. 


Thank you – OBSN Tribal Community 

OBSN Tribal Council Meetings

Next Tribal Council Meeting

Feb. 11th, 2016 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday
Location: Downtown Center –

217 East Davis St – Burlington, NC



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Third Workshop in our education series   

Language & Culture

2/20/16 – Saturday – 11am – 2:00pm 

Pleasant Grove Community Center 

3958 NC Highway 49 North 

Burlington, NC  27217


Please RSVP to Vivette Jeffries-Logan at biwaconsulting@gmail.com


Powwow Planning Meeting


2/20/16 – Saturday – 2:30pm – 4:00pm 

OBSN Tribal Grounds 

4902 Daily Store Road 

Burlington, NC  27217


2016 OBSN Tribal Council Meeting Schedule

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

Location: will be announced each month

(Unless otherwise posted)


√January 14th, 2016

February 11th, 2016

March 10th, 2016

April 14th, 2016

May 12th, 2016

June (TBD – Due to Powwow Scheduling)

July 14th, 2016

August 11th, 2016

September 8th, 2016

October 13th, 2016

November 10th, 2016

December (No Meeting – Enjoy the Holidays)



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