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1. One of a group of people of African ancestry inhabiting the Sea Islands and coastal areas of South Carolina, Georgia, and northern Florida.
2. The creolized language of the Gullahs, based on English but including vocabulary elements and grammatical features from several African languages and spoken in isolated communities from Georgetown in eastern South Carolina to northern Florida.

[Perhaps alteration of Angola or from Gola, a people of Sierra Leone and Liberia.]


npl -lahs or -lah
1. (Peoples) a member of a Negroid people living on the Sea Islands or in the coastal regions of South Carolina, Georgia, and NE Florida
2. (Languages) the creolized English spoken by these people


(ˈgʌl ə)

1. a member of any of the communities of blacks that formerly comprised the principal population of the Sea Islands and adjacent coastal areas of South Carolina and Georgia.
2. the English-based creole spoken by the Gullahs.
[1730–40; of uncertain orig.; variously identified with Angola or the Gola, a Liberian ethnic group]
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com)-- The Gullah Geechee Heritage Film Festival will hold its second annual Live Screening Event - October 20th - 21st, 2017.
The legacy of that body of research is the area's contemporary identification as a Gullah community.
The story is sourced among the Gullah people, or the Saltwater Geechee people, black Africans brought to America from Angola.
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Now, I'm a crusty old back-country New Englander, but I recognize Gullah as a Creole language, in this case an odd sort-of English with traces of West African languages, spoken mainly in the Sea Islands off the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina.
For Dash, whose landmark indie feature "Daughters of the Dust," about three generations of Gullah women on the Sea Islands off the coast of South Carolina, first screened at Sundance in 1991, the film's newly restored release print and reissue from Cohen Media Group, means that "a whole new generation of people" will finally get to see it in the way she originally intended.
Additional activities include a 24 March panel discussion and performance on The Transatlantic Slave Trade: Constructing New Amistad, Bunce Island, Gullah, Maroon and Nova Scotia Bridges, as well as a 14 April briefing on The Musical Journey of the African Diaspora.
Shotguns remain loaded and polished, a Gullah man knows where his land
And though Wedding Band--set in a Gullah section of Charleston not far from the Catfish Row of Porgy and Bess--has its share of rich comic characters, it's ultimately closer to a tragedy.
Especially interesting is her heritage and experience among the African-American Gullah people of South Carolina that enriches her broad and deep grasp of the history of psychological dream research over the decades (Freud and Jung), and the physiological science of the dreaming mind.