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Jayn de Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition

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No other organization in the world existed with “Gullah/Geechee” in the name until the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition came into being.  This has become the premiere organization for the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture and the protection of the rights of Gullah/Geechees.


The Sea Islands and the Lowcountry occupying thirty-five miles inland from Jacksonville, North Carolina to Jacksonville, Florida is now the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   Through this region runs the United StatesGullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor that was founded through an act of the United States Congress.   The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition was the leading organization in the effort to have this national designation done.  The organization continues to work with the citizens of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to insure that their human rights are protected and that the culture continues for the generations to come.

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition


  • advocates for the rights of all Gullah/Geechee people around the world

  • promotes and participates in the preservation of Gullah/Geechee history, heritage, culture, and language.

  • works toward Sea Island land re-acquisition and maintenance.

  • celebrates Gullah/Geechee culture through artistic and educational means electronically and via “grassroots scholarship.”

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