Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association Celebrates 10th Anniversary

De Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association that was founded by natives of St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation on March 10, 2010 and was officially voted into existence on March 25, 2010.

Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association founding members, Queen Quet, Brown, Joseph Bradley, Samuel R. Brown Jr., Herbert Simmons, Keith Ellis, Hook Reynolds, Joseph Holmes, Ed Atkins, and Ricky Wright. The photo was taken by Ronald Goodwine who was an active part of the GGFA.

De Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association members are proudly celebrating their 10th anniversary with two events in March as part of #GullahGeechee2020. On Monday, March 9, 2020 at 5 pm, they will celebrate the release of the documentary,

“Gullah/Geechee Gwine Fishin’.”

The screening and celebration will take place at the St. Helena Branch Library on historic St. Helena Island, SC.

On Saturday, March 21, 2020 from Noon to 3 pm, the members will do demonstrations and engagement sessions at “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day at Port Royal Sound Foundation.” Chucktown Mobile Seafood will serve Gullah/Geechee cuisine, Naturally Geechee will have products on sale, and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, GGFA secretary, will share from her new novels and children’s books which will be on sale. Anastatia Ketchens will sew sweetgrass items and lead an interactive drumming circle. Git passes fa hunnuh famlee fa FREE:

Cum jayn we fa a day pun de sea and celebrate de Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association‘s 10th anniversary!

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