February, 2023

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St. Helena Island – Gullah/Geechee History & Heritage Continues

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Ever since their arrival on U.S. soil as enslaved Africans, the people who became Gullah/Geechee have fought to protect and preserve their culture and land. The Gullah/Geechee Nation spans from Jacksonville, NC all the way down to Jacksonville, FL and prides itself in having its own language, customs, and distinct culture that includes celebrating and maintaining their African and indigenous roots and honoring the land. One of the largest existing Gullah/Geechee communities can be found…

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