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The water brought us : the story of the Gullah-speaking people / Muriel Miller Branch ; illustrated with photographs by Gabriel Kuperminc and old prints.

Available copies

  • 21 of 22 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 5 of 5 copies available at Beaufort County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 22 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 305.8961 BRA (Text) 0530010430037 Adult Local History Collection Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch J 305.8961 BRA (Text) 0530000562807 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort District Collection SC 975.79 BRA 1995 (Text) 0530000554887 Beaufort District Collection - Reference Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 305.8961 BRA (Text) 0530000707006 Adult Local History Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch GG 305.8961 BRA (Text) 0530009582269 Adult Gullah Geeche Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780878441532
  • ISBN: 0878441530
  • Physical Description: vi, 106 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Orangeburg, South Carolina : Sandlapper Pub., 2000.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-103) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sea island folks -- When times were hard: slavery in the low country -- Beyond freedom -- Seeking and shouting: Gullah religious traditions -- De hag gonna ride: Gullah folklore -- De Gullah speaks -- With these hands -- A hundred years from now: holding onto traditions.
Summary, etc.:
The Gullahs came from Africa as slaves and took the Creole language and culture and adapted it to fit their life on the isolated Sea Islands of Georgia and South Carolina.
Subject: Gullahs > History > Juvenile literature.
Gullahs > History.
African Americans > History.
Georgia > Social life and customs.

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