Beading Class

OBSN BEGINNERS BEADING CLASS June 24, 2017 @4:30 Come out to the Tribal Center for a native beading class taught by Crystal Cavalier. We will be making breastplates. Potluck Dinner bring a dish.

Sacred Hoop of Healing & Wellbeing Talking Circle

Sunday, June 25 , 2017 1:00pm-3:00pm Gathering Space 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. Lunch will be provided and sign-up is required. Please RSVP to:

Physical Therapy

Jon Hacke, PT, DPT, OCS. University Physical Therapy. Mr. Hacke will be at the Tribal Center on Saturday July 1, 2017 from 1-3. He will speak about how physical therapy, also known as physical rehabilitation can help people who have injuries or illnesses improve their movement and manage their pain. Physical therapy is an important part of rehabilitation and treatment of patients with chronic conditions or injuries. He will demonstrate exercises for all age groups. Please RSVP (limited seating) to Light refreshments will be served.


Native Yoga – July 8, 2017 from 1-2. Come on out and stretch and revitalize your muscles. Yoga does more than burn calories and tone muscles. It’s a total mind-body workout that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and meditation. Men are welcome. No yoga mat – no worries we have extras.


Free Dental Sealants…..Free Vision Screenings…… OBSN Fall Social

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 for May 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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