Jayn we een Chastun fa “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”
Celebrate who WEBE!
Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week in Charleston, SC
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Begin the morning with praise and worship at Centenary United Methodist Church in Oakley, SC.
4:00 pm Make your way into the Charleston RiverDogs Stadium for “Gullah/Geechee Appreciation Night!” Bring the entire family to see Queen Quet make the first pitch and then join in a night of Gullah/Geechee presentations, trivia, and history while the rooting on our #1 baseball team! Tickets are discounted for Gullah/Geechee folks and our supporters!
7 pm Enjoy dinner at “Butcher & Bee” with native Gullah/Geechee Chef BJ Dennis
Monday, July 30, 2012
Spend the day touring historic downtown Charleston aboard “Sites and Insights Tours.”
Take time to stop by Chuma Gullah Gallery in the Charleston Market.
Stop by some of the Gullah/Geechee owned restaurants in Charleston County for lunch or dinner. See the entire list at
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Land and Gullah/Geechee Legacy Day
Take a trip to the Old Slave Mart Museum on Chalmers Street and a visit to Avery Research Center.
6:30 pm The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition and the Heirs Property Law Center host “Gullah/Geechee Land Legacy and Heirs Property: An Interactive Workshop and Community Discussion” led by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Attorney Willie B. Heyward at 284 A King Street in Charleston, SC. FREE. Space is limited so RSVP at GullGeeCo@aol.com.
Wednesday, August 1 & Thursday, August 2, 2012
Go to Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island, SC to see what was the entry point for over 40% of all Africans enslaved in North America. Before returning to downtown Charleston, support the sweetgrass basketmakers on Highway 17 and have lunch or dinner at Gullah Cuisine on the same highway.
Support the Gullah/Geechee owned restaurants including Huger’s and if you haven’t yet made it to Gullah Gallery Chuma, stop by and obtain some of the outstanding Gullah/Geechee artwork.
Friday-August 3-Sunday, August 5
Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival-Gullah/Geechee Jubilee!!!
Pun Edisto Island, at de Charleston Maritime Center, and pun James Island in Charleston County, SC
Download and share the flyer for the week at http://content.yudu.com/Library/A1xp4f/GullahGeecheeNationA/resources/index.htm
Make sure that you sign the Gullah/Geechee Guest Book at any of these locations.
For more details email GullGeeCo@aol.com, call (843) 838-1171 or go to www.gullahgeechee.info. You can also tune into the Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio coverage for the week:
From Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio:
From Cultural Journeys:
This exciting three days of the living history of Gullah/Geechees of Charleston County will take you on a historic journey via music, language, folklore, history, dance, cuisine, and more!
Cum fa jayn de famlee fa de Gullah/Geechee Jubilee!