Gullah/Geechee Celebration of the Sea

The Hunting Island Nature Center and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition invite the community to the first “Gullah/Geechee Celebration of the Sea” Saturday, August 20 from Noon to 5 p.m. The event is open to the public and admission is by donation. Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, will do a special workshop that requires advance registration. Gullah/Geechee crafts, Gullah/Geechee cuisine, books, and CDs will be on sale throughout the day. The film “The Will to Survive: The Story of the Gullah/Geechee Nation” will be shown and a special exhibition on the history of Gullah/Geechees and the sea will be on display. The community is encouraged to bring fishing gear and enjoy the pier while also taking part in this cultural connection celebration.  Call (843) 838-7437 or email GullGeeCo@aol.com for details.

Hunting Island ranger Mitchell Helms with Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Queen Quet.
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