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11th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration

The 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration (February 1-25, 2007) provides visitors to the island with an opportunity to experience the culture and cherish the legacy of Gullah culture and language.  The Native Island Business and Community Affairs Association, Inc. (NIBCAA) sponsors the celebration as part of their mission to increase heritage tourism on Hilton Head Island, SC.

The 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration is sponsored by the Native Island Business and Community Affairs Association, Inc (NIBCAA) as part of a month long celebration of Gullah culture and language. 

Contact www.gullahcelebration.com for more information on this event.

  • 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
    Charles W. Jarrett, Ph. D. (Ohio University Southern) with CEO James Mitchell (NIBCAA) at the kick-off of the 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration.
  • 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
    CEO James Mitchell (NIBCAA) with Charles W. Jarrett, Ph. D. (Ohio University Southern) at “De Aarts Ob We People Art Exhibition” (February 1, 2007).
  • 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
    Dr. Charles Jarrett (Ohio University Southern) with Danetta at “De Aarts Ob We People Art Exhibition” (February 1, 2007).
  • 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
    James Mitchell (CEO of NIBCC) and Patricia J. Jarrett share a moment of humor at the Celebration of African American Artists (Barnes & Noble Bookstore)
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Journey to Wholeness

Charles Jarrett has written a book of short stories based on his experiences studying Gullah culture on the Sea Islands and coastal regions of South Carolina.

Click on the PDF link below for the story entitled "Matches from Heaven."

Matches from Heaven

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