Keeping The Gullah-Geechee Heritage Alive

Feb 5, 2018

Jane Cummings Scott

This week we’re hearing how some descendants are passing along Gullah heritage to the next generation. Patricia West is a writer and professor at Savannah State University. She was inspired to document her family’s roots after discovering her great great-grandmother’s grave on a trip to the family cemetery. 

The Scott-West family is also looking for ways to celebrate their history. Later this week, we will join them at the centuries-old cemetery where their American heritage begins, for a libations ceremony honoring ancestors.

In order to keep up with the latest on the Gullah-Geechee heritage, check out our page: http://gpb.org/gullah