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Gullah/Geechee: De Wata Bring We

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GullahGeechee Riddim

GullahGeechee Riddim


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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is the hostess of "Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio" on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net).   On this episode, she takes the audience on a journey from the arrival of enslaved Africans on the Sea Islands to today's efforts to keep the sea work traditions of Gullah/Geechees alive.  

Take a journey through the names of the ethnic groups of Africans that make up Gullah/Geechee culture and the regions that they came from to the Sea Islands.  Learn from their journey through the Middle Passage to the stories of Denmark Vesey and Cato who led uprisings against enslavement.  Tune een an yeddi we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!