Gullah: The Voice of an Island

Gullah: The Voice of an Island is a new website about the music of the Gullah people of South Carolina, focusing on the spirituals and praise houses. It has been established by faculty and students at Coastal Carolina University in Many Gullah spirituals retain much of their West African heritage. Like, Voice of an Island worked alongside the PennContinue reading “Gullah: The Voice of an Island”

Chuck Henry

Since 1947, Chuck Henry has been a dairy and produce farmer on St. Helena Island. Click on the photograph above to join The Gullah Project team as we sit down with Mr. Henry to learn about the rich history of this tight-knit community.

Oyster Processing at Maggioni Seafood

Oyster season starts Oct. 1. The Gullah Project team got an early look at oyster processing from Roddy Beasly owner of Maggioni Seafood, a local business on the island. Click on the photograph above to go behind the scenes of oyster processing.

The Gullah Project First Cut featured on About Harvest

The first cut of The Gullah Project documentary is getting notoriety. In just two days it’s reached 1,751 people and was featured last night on About Harvest’s official webpage.  About Harvest provides quality stories about food and agriculture in order to inform, entertain, and connect the public to the food that is on their plates.Continue reading “The Gullah Project First Cut featured on About Harvest”

First cut of documentary film reaches 1,395 people on the first day of launch

Yesterday was a major achievement for The Gullah Project. We launched the first cut of the documentary film, reaching 1,395 people. Thank you to those who have tuned in weekly to support our multimedia project and film! Watch the film at