“We Journey” and “Gwine Home” are both Gullah/Geechee family sagas set on the Sea Islands. Youths in both books learn their culture and their family stories from the elders in their families while also alerting their family members to the environmental changes happening around them. From battling climate change and sea level rise to hurricanes and destructionment, these two novels bring out how native Gullah/Geechees that are holding onto their land come together to face these issues that continue to encroach on the sustainability of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.
Queen Quet says to the many native Gullah/Geechees living around the world,
“E time fa we tek we journey and gwine home!”
If you can’t get to the Sea Islands, these two novels will bring the Gullah/Geechee culture to you. So, gwine ta www.GullahGeechee.biz or to one of these special booksignings fa git alltwo!
Come out to these #GullahGeechee2020 events for special readings from “We Journey” and “Gwine Home”:
• Saturday, February 22, 2020 from Noon to 3 pm at the Jekyll Island Convention Center