Chief Ammie Gordon “Silver Eagle” Jacobs
Chief Ammie Gordon “Silver Eagle” Jacobs is truly an elder pillar of the Coharie Indian Tribe. A lifelong resident of the Coharie Tribal Community and he is an outstanding Member of the Coharie Tribe. Chief Jacobs was seated as Coharie Chief in August of 2019. Chief Jacobs has served the Coharie People as a Coharie People Board Member for years prior to being seated as the Coharie Chief. Chief Jacobs is very active in the Coharie tribal community. You will often see him volunteering in our tribal community garden helping with planting, harvesting and disturbing produce to elders in our community. Assisting with the Cohaire river tours, visiting the Coharie senior sites in Harnett and Sampson County. You will see him at our monthly community meetings and any event that we host in Coharie land.
Coharie Intra-Tribal Council, Inc.
7531 N US Hwy 421, Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: (910) 564-6909
Chairperson: Isabell Freeman-Elliott
The Coharie Intra-Tribal Council consists of seven tribal members representing Harnett and Sampson Counties with our Chief as an honorary member. Three members from each county are elected annually to serve on the Coharie Intra-Tribal Council. The Chairperson is elected by the people every three years.
THE COHARIE INTRA-TRIBAL COUNCIL MISSION STATEMENT:
To Provide the enrolled members of the Coharie Tribe with increased opportunities to raise their standard of living by providing housing and related services to members residing in Sampson and Harnett Counties by improving housing conditions to standard level and provide economic, employment, educational opportunities, and improving the tribal governmental structure and operation and preserve the culture of our Coharie Tribe, with the aid of the Wisdom Keepers, our elders.
Vice Chairperson: Phillip Strickland
Secretary: Sharon Williams
Council Member: Daniel Robbins
Council Member: Dawn Chumley
Council Member: Magic Gomez
Council Member: Shelby Autry
Coharie People, Inc.
PO BOX 1454
Clinton, NC 28329
Chairman: Phillip Strickland
The Coharie People Board consists of nine tribal members representing South Clinton, Herring and Shiloh districts with our Chief as an honorary member. Through the help of committees, we operate and oversee our annual Coharie Powwow, Coharie Pageant and the Title VII Indian Education Program along with other Coharie business relations. Three members are elected annually to serve on the Coharie Intra-Tribal Council.
Vice Chairperson: Magic Gomez
Secretary: Shelby Autry
Treasurer: Lisa Carter
Council Member: Valarie Sweat
Council Member: Cathy Ammons
Council Member: Samantha Brooke Simmons Alonso
Council Member: Francis Simmons
Council Member: Gnaynelle Ammons Faircloth
Harnett County Coharie Indian Association
1943 Arrowhead Road, Dunn, NC 28334
Phone: (910) 892-0032
Chairperson: Sharon Williams
The Harnett County Coharie Indian Association consists of nine tribal members representing all of Harnett County. We operate and oversee our programs along with other Coharie business relations. Three members are elected annually to serve on the Coharie Intra-Tribal Council.
Vice Chairman: Daniel Robbins
Secretary: Dawn Chumley
Treasurer: Alicia Maynor Hart
Council Member: Helen McCown
Council Member: Mary Stratford