This indicator prompts students to inquire about different ways to represent the distribution of various cultural characteristics, like belief systems, clothing, food, and shelter, and the varied ways in which people make a living in different world r...

Grade(s): 3

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Type
Songs | Gullah Net
Songs | Gullah Net

Audio

Music is another important part of life on the Sea Islands. Most of the Gullah music is found in religious practices. Although spirituals had a Christian message, they were heartfelt expressions of...
Gullah Traditions | Gullah Net
Gullah Traditions | Gullah Net

Document

Gullah traditions are the customs, beliefs and ways of life that have been passed down among Sea Island families. Making sweetgrass baskets, quilting, and knitting fishing nets are a few of the crafts...
Gullah History | Gullah Net
Gullah History | Gullah Net

Document

From West Africa During the late 1600s, English settlers in the new colonies needed more workers to farm thousands of acres of land on Sea Island plantations. Although some of the workers were Native...
Listen to Gullah Language | Gullah Net
Listen to Gullah Language | Gullah Net

Interactive

INSTRUCTIONS: Click on an English word to see and hear the Gullah word. About Gullah Language Gullah is also a language. It was developed among Africans as a way to communicate with people from other...
Saving Sandy Island, Part 3 - Preservation
Saving Sandy Island, Part 3 - Preservation

Video

In part three of Saving Sandy Island the residents begin to explore what will happen to their island if development takes place and what they must do to preserve the land. Saving Sandy Island is a...