Jayn we fa Juneteenth at de Jepson Center of de Telfair Museum!

by

Gullah/Geechee Nation

Cum jayn we een Savannah, GA een de Gullah/Geechee Nation fa Juneteenth at de Jepson Center

June 7, 2014

1-4pm  

Telfair Musuem’s Jepson Center for the Arts

207 W York Street

Savannah, GA 31401

www.telfair.org 

featuring presentations by

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

and

Dr. Amir Jamal Toure and Dayclean de African Spirit

Dr. Amir Jamal Toure
Juneteenth is the celebration commemorating when the ending of slavery in the United States was known to people of African descent in the west.   It first began as a celebration on the island of Galveston, TX.   Since that time, it has become a national African American celebration of freedom.

This FREE Family Day at the Telfair Museum will be an opportunity to participate in hands-on activities including making haint blue pain and basket making.   The presentations and current exhibition will allow the audience to learn more about Savannah’s history in…

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