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Gullah people

The Gullah Geechee people live along the Carolinas/Georgia/Florida coasts. (Gullah is sometimes reserved for those along the Carolinas coast, Geechee for those along the Georgia/Florida coast) They are descendants of enslaved peoples from west Africa. They have a distinctive dialect, music, food, arts/crafts and so on. I first learned about them through the Newport Folk Festival’s Georgia Sea Islanders.

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