Who are the Gullah People?
The Gullah people are descendants of formerly enslaved African Americans who lived and worked on the sea islands and low country of the southeastern United States. Isolated for hundreds of years, they retained many African words and customs. Their unique language and culture of arts, crafts, food, music, and religious customs enliven Lowcountry life to this day.
Gullah Online is a comprehensive view of Gullah culture, history, language, and art from its roots in slavery to present day. Information found here will be a source of pride for the Gullah people, the Gullah diaspora and all African Americans. Visitors will find entertaining discovery and come to appreciate the rich Gullah heritage and its important place in American history.