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Build Back Better BIPOC Coastal Cultural Heritage Communities including the Gullah/Geechee Nation

I never thought that my house on St. Helena Island in South Carolina would host the United States Congress or the United Nations. However, due to the on-going global pandemic, I have been able sit in prestigious political places via my computer screen without traveling and contributing further carbon emissions. As I tune in, I am concerned about the omissions- the omissions of the cost of climate change impacts on cultural heritage communities like the Gullah/Geechee Nation on the southeastern coast.

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Coastal Cultures Conference 2015: De Wata da We: Gullah/Geechee Sustainability

The 2015 Coastal Cultures Conference: De Wata da We: Gullah/Geechee Sustainability¬†will focus on the sustainability of Sea Island waterways and the Gullah/Geechee waterway traditions.¬† Sessions will include seafood safety and human health, Gullah/Geechee traditional fishing methods and environmental impacts, oysters as a keystone of the environment, and spirituality, creativity, and the sea. ¬† The day …

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