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12th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration

The 12th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration (February 1-25, 2008) 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 12th Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration draws visitors from throughout the United States for a month long series of activities designed to preserve Gullah culture and language. 

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

  • Charles Jarrett introduces "Journey to Wholeness"
  • James Mitchell CEO of NIBCAA
  • Patricia Jarrett
  • Chares with guest speaker
  • Charles with Queen Quet
  • Thelma Noble- Moderator
  • Lowcountry Authors Present
  • Lowcountry Authors Present
  • Gallah Art on display
  • 1862 Inner Circle of Penn Center
  • Gallah Art on display
  • Gallah Art on display
  • Pat Conroy at the 1862 Inner Circle Event
  • Emory Campbell at the 1862 Inner Circle Event
  • Pat Conroy with Jonathan Green
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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. Described as a work of creative non-fiction, Journey to Wholeness consists of (9) related short stories. Click on the PDF link below for an excerpt of individual storylines. click here for more