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Phone (910) 962-3195
Price $30 or $20 for OLLI at UNCW members
Age Suitability None Specified

The Culture and Heritage of the Gullah Geechee in North and South Carolina Lunch

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 12:00p to 1:30p
UNCW-OLLI Wilmington, NC

Forced to leave Africa for the New World to work on coastal plantations in North Carolina and other southern states, the Gullah Geechee people developed a separate Creole language and retained cultural traditions and religious beliefs closer to their African traditions than some of the African American populations in other parts of the U.S. Explore the impact on the area by the original Gullah Geechee people who worked on the plantations, primarily growing rice.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
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