Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: De Link Wid We Land

As Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week continues in Beaufort County, SC, there are several things to do and appreciate outdoors along the Sea Island coastline.  Gullah/Geechee culture is inextricably tied to the land and waterways.  Thus, one cannot truly appreciate the culture without connecting to the environment.  Here are some things to do outdoors as folks prepare for the ancestral tribute and the Gullah/Geechee fish fry on launch date of the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™” at the Hunting Island Nature Center:

Take a trip to the island and town of Port Royal and stroll the Cypress Wetlands and view the historic marker dedicated to the arrival of Africans that were enslaved in this region:

Join Queen Quet on a journey in appreciation of the outdoor environment of the Sea Islands:

Fa kno mo bout who webe an wha we da fight fa hold pun ya een de land a de Gullah/Geechee, tune ta disya shot by de Australian Broadcasting Company (This will give you a view of Hunting Islands before arriving there on the shores to smell the salt in the air and to honor the ancestors.):

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