Lynn (Nume Namo) Jacobs is a direct descendant of Bear Clan War Chief Kutcin Kusowza (Night Hawk), who was born ca. 1630 in Craven County, South Carolina. Jacobs was born in Robeson County, North Carolina, where he lived the life of an Indian sharecropper. He went to an all-Indian school and graduated in 1968. He spent the next 21 years in the U.S. Army, including multiple tours in Vietnam. He is now a traditional elder of his people who are called the Lumbee and a minister running Crying Spirit Ministries. He teaches the people's culture to the young so they will not be mislead by those who would rewrite history to fit their own self interests.