Secretary / Legal Counsel
Lydia Locklear is a citizen of the Lumbee Tribe and is passionate about issues impacting tribal nations. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a Bachelor of Arts in American Indian Studies and a minor in Biology. She earned a Juris Doctorate from Michigan State University College of Law with a Certificate in Indigenous Law. Lydia serves as the Deputy Tribal Attorney for the Catawba Nation and is licensed in South Carolina, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia.