The month will be launched at the “Gullah Moja Art Experience” reception on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 5 pm at the Cannon Street Theater in Charleston, SC.
The Gullah Moja Art Experience hosted by Queen Quet and Gullah/Geechee artist Quadré Stuckey will continue at the College of Charleston’s School of Science and Mathematics Courtyard at 202 Calhoun Street on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Noon. The event featuring spoken word, song, and the Gullah/Geechee language includes presentations by Lorraine Singleton, Dayclean de African Spirit, Elder Carlie Towne, and Georgia Nubia.
At 5 pm on Saturday, an ancestral tribute ceremony will be held at the Ancestral Burial Ground across from the Gilliard Auditorium in Charleston, SC. People are asked to bring Gullah/Geechee palmetto roses to lay in tribute at the site.
Sunday afternoon, the celebration moves south to close out the weekend with Gullah/Geechee business women and artists at the “Art, Sip & Shop” featuring Naturally Geechee and Ngome.
This month long annual celebration will continue with “De Gullah/Geechee Virtual Praise House” on Sunday evenings at 6 pm via Zoom. Follow www.GullahGeecheeNation.com to receive notices with the Zoom links when they are posted. These spiritual sessions will provide words of upliftment and nourishment for the souls of the Gullah/Geechee and African Diasporic Famlee.
On Monday evenings at 7 pm, tune in toGullah/Geechee Riddim Radio to hear critical updates and Gullah/Geechee ourstory. Also, subscribe for FREE to www.GullahGeechee.tvto see the Gullah/Geechee broadcasts that will be part of the monthly programming.
Folks should also support the efforts of the official 501(c)3 of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network. Come out and support some community fun and make a donation at the Yenna Chiren House during “Poetry on de Porch” Friday, October 29th.
Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month will conclude on October 30th on historic St. Helena Island, SC at the Towne-MacDonald School site as the community gathers with the elders to honor them and bring together the Gullah/Geechee Famlee.
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