Digging Out the Community: Sand Mining in South Carolina
Sand mining has become a major issue on many of the Sea Islands in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and in mainland communities of South Carolina. In order to further educate the public at this topic and the current battle to stop mining from taking place in Daufuskie Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League is hosting a panel discussion on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:30 am. REGISTER HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/521…/WN_bIZ8c_yUSQaw2b6dbWxvzA
Tune in to this Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV) episode as the Beaufort County Board of Zoning Appeals hears from Queen Quet, Sallie Ann Robinson and other native Gullah/Geechees as well as new residents to Beaufort County that successfully opposed the sand mine proposal for Daufuskie Island:
This issue has been appealed the fight to protect this historic island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation continues.
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