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”


gwine tek place wid disya gwine on


De Gullah Root Experience Tour (

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


Gullah/Geechee Reunion Day

at the St. Helena Branch Library

featuring artist Sonja Evans unveiling the exhibit,

American Gullah

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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


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


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

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


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

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  1. della dyer

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


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