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Gittin Ready fa de Gullah/Geechee Family Reunion Workshop

De Gullah/Geechee Angel Network
&
De Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition present

“Gittin Ready fa de Gullah/Geechee Family Reunion:
An Interactive Family Collections Digitization and Protection Workshop”

Saturday, March 25, 2017
10 am to 5 pm

St. Helena Branch Library
Historic St. Helena Island, SC

in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

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Black History: Miseducation, Misrepresentation, and Exploitation of Gullah/Geechee

Some stumbled upon it as they arrived on the Sea Islands for recreational activities along the beaches and through the forested areas. They wondered why the people spoke as they did and wondered how they created the crafts that they made. This “discovery” led to scores of people of African descent contributing to the misrepresentation and exploitation of the culture due to the fact that they as others of different races and cultures had been miseducated about what Gullah/Geechee culture actually is and from whence it came.

Due to the consistent influx of tourists to the Gullah/Geechee Nation, a number of “staged” engagements now take place which insure that they do not involve Gullah/Geechee that live the traditions and speak out about land issues and human rights. However, without the land, there will be no culture.

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De Conch Gullah/Geechee Ezine January Edition

De international ezine of De Gullah/Geechee Nation’s January edition is out! The edition features Gullah/Geechee events for 2016, highlights musical artists Latrese Bush & Noel Gourdin, the premiere of the documentary, “Wilmington on Fire,” and provides and update on De Gullah/Geechee Alkebulan Archive.

Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi de conch da blo!

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