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, South Carolina, among others, don't want the Gullah culture to be lost and forgotten They have researched this subject, written books, made recordings, and have given Gullah based performances around the state and nation.
Today's program is based on some of their performances including, "Oh Death," "Martha Jenkins Tells An Eerie Tale," "Great Day," and "This May Be the Last Time."
- 3-2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the exploration and settlement of South Carolina.
- 3-2.0 The inhabitants of the early Carolina colony included native, immigrant, and enslaved peoples. To understand how these various groups interacted to form a new and unique culture, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the...
- 4.2 Demonstrate an understanding of the identity of a new nation, including the state of South Carolina between 17301800.
- 8-1 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the settlement of South Carolina and the United States by Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans.
- 8-1.0 The human mosaic of the South Carolina colony was composed of indigenous, immigrant, and enslaved populations. To understand how these differing backgrounds melded into an entirely new and different culture, the student will utilize the knowledge...