June 11th & 12th, 2016

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

OBSN Bulletin Board


Planning Meeting 

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May 21st, 2016 – Saturday – 2:00pm

Location:  Tribal Grounds 

4902 Daily Store Road 

Burlington, NC  27217 

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May 21 from 11:00am until 2:00pm – Saturday 

Pleasant Grove Community Center 

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

TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY for this event, please. 


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Support The Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation when

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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

May 12th, 2016 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday

Location: 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: 4902 Daily Store Road – Burlington, NC  27217

(Unless otherwise posted)

√January 14th, 2016

√February 11th, 2016 (Cancelled)

√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)

  • 31st Occaneechi Annual Powwow


    (The People) 

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    28th Annual Mebane Dogwood Festival

    April 22nd-23rd 2016

    If you have specific questions regarding this festival, please email DogwoodFestival@mbamebane.com



    Dance of the Spring Moon 

    Lumbee 2016 Powwow 

    May 6th – 8th, 2016 

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    Lumbee Powwow 2016


    The Longest Walk 5, “War on Drugs” Feb. 13th to July 15, 2016

    La Jolla, CA to Washington DC

    The Occaneechi Tribe is so proud to host the participants June 29th – June 30th, 2016  at the OBSN Tribal Grounds

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(The People) 


For the people, by the people

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