Gullah

The Gullah culture has a complex history and language with direct links to West Africa that survived slavery and continues to thrive on the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Georgia.

In the past, people have described the Gullah culture as quaint and the language as unintelligible. A closer look reveals a complex history and language with direct links to West Africa that survived slavery and thrived on the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Georgia. The Gullah experience has many variables that make it unique to each family and community. 

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Gullah Culture | The Palmetto Special
Gullah Culture | The Palmetto Special

Video

With bridges from the islands to the mainland, the advent of radio and television, and the simple passage of time, this unique culture and language has been eroding. Ron and Natalie Daise of Beaufort...
What a Friend in Gullah | Gullah Tales
What a Friend in Gullah | Gullah Tales

Interactive

Listen to the interactive version of the What A Friend in Gullah. Click here for the English Version. Storytelling performance by Anita Singleton Prather (Aunt Pearlie Sue).
What a Friend in English | Gullah Tales
What a Friend in English | Gullah Tales

Interactive

Listen to the interactive version of the What A Friend in English. Click here for the English Version. Storytelling performance by Anita Singleton Prather (Aunt Pearlie Sue).
Three Little Pigs | Gullah Tales
Three Little Pigs | Gullah Tales

Interactive

Listen to the interactive version of the Three Little Pigs in both English and Gullah. Storytelling performance by Anita Singleton Prather (Aunt Pearlie Sue)
Red Riding Hood | Gullah Tales
Red Riding Hood | Gullah Tales

Interactive

Listen to the interactive version of the Little Red Riding Hood in both English and Gullah. Storytelling performance by Anita Singleton Prather (Aunt Pearlie Sue)