Tryon Palace to Present “Lumbee Tribe Cultural Performance by Ryan Dial-Stanley”

NEW BERN, NC – Jan. 20, 2018

Tryon Palace will present “Lumbee Tribe Cultural Performance by Ryan Dial-Stanley” on Saturday, Jan. 20. Ryan Dial-Stanley, a member of the Lumbee Tribe of N.C. and a student at UNC Chapel Hill, will describe and demonstrate different Indigenous performing arts such as flute and drum, storytelling and dancing. 

This performance will take place in the Cullman Performance Hall in the North Carolina History Center at 7 p.m.

Ryan Dial-Stanley is majoring in Clinical Laboratory Science with minors in Chemistry and American Indian Studies. At UNC Chapel Hill, Dial-Stanley serves as the Powwow Co-Chair of the Carolina Indian Circle and the Vice President for Phi Sigma Nu Fraternity Inc, the Nation’s oldest and largest Native American Fraternity. For most of his life, Dial-Stanley has traveled across the state of North Carolina to perform Native American Powwow dancing. Six years ago, he took up playing the Native American flute and since then has incorporated that into his performances.

Tickets are $12 for adults (ages 13 and older) and $6 for youth (ages 12 and under). Foundation Members will receive discounted tickets at $10 for adults and $5 for youth. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the ticket desk in the North Carolina History Center, located at 529 S.  Front St. or online at

“Lumbee Tribe Cultural Performance by Ryan Dial-Stanley” is an installment of the Tryon Palace Performance Arts Series.