Gittin Ready fa de Gullah/Geechee Family Reunion Workshop


De Gullah/Geechee Angel Network
De Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition present

“Gittin Ready fa de Gullah/Geechee Family Reunion:
An Interactive Family Collections Digitization and Protection Workshop”

Saturday, March 25, 2017
10 am to 5 pm

St. Helena Branch Library
Historic St. Helena Island, SC

in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

This FREE workshop sponsored by the SC Humanities Council requires pre-registration and a commitment to the entire day.

Sessions will include:

• Registration and Opening Discussion of the Value of Cultural Heritage Resources by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (


• Valuing and Creating Family Archives by St. Helena Branch Library Head Librarian Maria Benac

• Interactive Session on Scrapbooking versus Archiving led by Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition Archive Trainees

• Lunch with a Gullah/Geechee Documentary Showing

• Discussion on the challenges and opportunities faced by the living culture with Dr. Amir Jamal Toure of Savannah State University and Dr. Najmah Thomas of the University of South Carolina

• Let’s Get Ready for the Family Reunion” Interactive Digitization Session led by the Queen Quet

• Graduation

For more information contact the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition at

SPACE IS LIMITED. Register here:

Cum jayn we and git de famlee readee!


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