Tag Archives: Sandy Island
Celebrating Gullah/Geechee een SC!
Spring begins and planting season takes place in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, opportunities to engage with Gullah/Geechee culture blooms. A series of events and celebrations highlighting the living legacy of the Gullah/Geechee will be taking place throughout SC.
May 2018 Celebrations in the Gullah/Geechee Nation
Now that spring is in full effect, the days are definitely not wasted in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. In fact, this is the time for continued cultural celebration! The Gullah/Geechee Nation is hosting events every weekend in May. Bring de famlee and cum fa jayn we!
Sandy Island 1st Annual Community Cultural Event
Sandy Island Gullah Geechee Legacy & Development will host its 1st Annual Community Cultural Event on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm. The featured speakers will be St. Helena Island natives, Ron Daise and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Queen Quet will present at Noon for this fundraiser.
Gullah/Geechee Journey to Sandy Island with Queen Quet
Sandy Island, SC consist of 9000 acres of land on which one can see 4 different Sea Island habitats. Due to the vision of Mr. Washington who was a driver on the Carolina Gold rice plantations there, the Gullah/Geechees that descend from the island own approximately 250 acres of this property to this day. The …