Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2017

Cum fa jayn we pun historic St. Helena Island, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation fa de

12th Annual “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™”

August 4-6, 2017

“Fa We Ancestas”

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gwine tek place wid disya gwine on

Friday

De Gullah Root Experience Tour (www.gullahgeechee.us)

beginning at the 

Gullah/Geechee Visitors Center

“Party with a Purpose Juke Joint Jam” at MJ’s Soul Food

Juke Joint Jam at MJ's Soul Food

Saturday

Gullah/Geechee Reunion Day

at the St. Helena Branch Library

featuring artist Sonja Evans unveiling the exhibit,

American Gullah

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and

presentations and performances by

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Wona Womalan Drummers and Dancers

Sierra Leonean Amputee Drummers and Dancers

Sea Island Songstress, Mahoganee

Songstress GwenYvette

Re-enactors Ernest Parks and James Brown

and sweetgrass workshops by

Anastatia Ketchens and Gregory Grant

Gullah/Geechee Living Marketplace at the St. Helena Island Community Market

featuring a Gullah/Geechee Fish Fry by the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association

R & B dance party and numerous Gullah/Geechee crafts arts and entrepreneurs

Sunday

Worship wid de Gullah/Geechee Famlee

Tribute to the Ancestors at the Atlantic Ocean

in honor of the International Decade of People of African Descent

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This event will support the St. Helena Island Branch Library’s “Gullah/Geechee Collection”

and the “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy Fund:”

https://www.gofundme.com/gullahgeechee-land-legacy-fund

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***Bring chairs.  No coolers allowed.  Bring drums and tambourines.***

Fa mo info email GullGeeCo@aol.com.

Git hunnuh passes and ting ya:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gullahgeechee-nation-international-music-movement-festival-2017-tickets-30573330655

www.gullahgeechee.info

www.gullahgeecheenation.com

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3 Comments

  1. della dyer

    ny beaufodians family reunion here we come! smalls/Washington/family

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