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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • South Carolina Rice Plantations
  • Bance Island in Sierra Leone
  • Origin of the Gullah
  • Gullah Customs and Traditions
  • The Gullah Language
  • Black Seminoles—Gullahs Who Escaped From Slavery
  • The Gullah Today
  • Conclusion
  • A Gullah Story (addendum)
  • A Gullah Song in Mende (addendum)
  • Bibliography

  • Coastal Origins of Enslaved Africans