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Lowery’s book examines the complex relationship between Native American tribes and whites in Eastern North Carolina, true since their initial contact in Roanoke. Justice denied George Lowry for the murders of his sons displays the tension. Lumbees in present day Robeson County with English surnames and John Lawson’s observation of Hatteras Indians with gray eyes alludes peaceful relations between the races.
The Lost Colony Center for Science and Research’s director supports a less popular theory for the Roanoke Colony’s fate. Fred Willard doesn't support the conventional theories: they succumbed to starvation or became massacre victims. His quest for truth has also led to this possibility: the presence of colonists’ surnames in Eastern North Carolina families claiming a Native American heritage suggests they moved inland and integrated.