1929 public laws – Ch. 195 Sec. 6

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CHAPTER 195 AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 426, PUBLIC-LOCAL LAWS 1921, AND CONSOLIDATED STATUTES 5847 RE- LATING TO THE INDIANS OF ROBESON COUNTY, AND TO CODIFY AND PRESCRIBE THE RACIAL QUALIFICATION OF THOSE SEEKING ADMISSION INTO CHEROKEE INDIAN NORMAL SCHOOL, AT PEMBROKE, AND IN THE COMMON SCHOOLS OF ROBESON COUNTY FOR THE INDIAN RACE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That section five thousand eight hundred and fortyseven of the Consolidated Statutes of North Carolina be, and the same is hereby amended so as to read hereafter as follows: Persons of the Indian race of Robeson County who are descendants of those that were determined to constitute those who were within the terms and contemplation of chapter fifty-one, Laws one thousand eighteen hundred and eighty-five, and within the census taken pursuant thereto by the County Board of Education of Robeson County, of either sex, resident in North Carolina, who are not under thirteen years of age, may attend the Cherokee Indian Normal School of Robeson County, and children not under eleven years of age may be admitted who can stand an approved examination in spelling, reading, writing, primary geography, and the fundamental rules of arithmetic. All those who shall enjoy the privileges of such school as students shall previously obligate themselves to teach the youth of the race of Cherokee Indians of Robeson County for a stated period.

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