Proverbial knowledge/language/song

African proverbs used by Gullah

Were there any African proverbs that remain in the language today?

African vocabulary

What were the words that were used in common vernacular that have African origins, is there a difference between the origins of names verses the words used in communication?

Funeral/religious songs

What were the cultural phenomenon that occurred during Gullah funerals i.e. the use of the drum, passing of babies over deceased family members, the placement of object upon the graves of the deceased etc…

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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