Ring Shout wit de NC Gullah/Geechee Famlee!
Tyrone Hill, a direct descendant of the Gullah/Geechees who grew rice on Eagles Island, NC will host the first Gullah community ring shout in Brunswick County, NC. The event is to encourage unity, share knowledge and preserve North Carolina Gullah/Geechee culture. Queen Quet, Chieftess and Head of State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will be the special guest of honor at the event.
Also Carl Parker, president of the Brunswick County NAACP, will be speaking about Brunswick counties Gullah/Geechee roots. There will be music, vendors, food, games, and more.
Wear African attire or all white for the best dressed contest.
The event will be held 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at 2385 Old Ocean Highway, Bolivia.
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