Ron Daise presents "Nuggets of Wisdom about the Seen, Heard, Esteemed Exhibit."

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Uncover the richness of Gullah Geechee culture in the presentation "Nuggets of Wisdom about Seen, Heard, Esteemed" Join cultural interpreter, author, performer, and exhibit curator Ron Daise as he leads participants through an exploration of the beliefs, cultural nuances, language, and heritage of the Gullah Geechee people.   

Delve into the shared aspects that connect people of diverse cultures while gaining a deeper understanding of the Gullah Geechee culture, history, and beliefs. Drawing insights from the Seen, Heard, Esteemed: Living History Narratives of Georgetown County, SC Exhibit, this visual and audio journey will immerse you in oral histories, thematic explorations, and student research and recordings. Don't miss this opportunity to broaden your perspective and connect with the rich tapestry of Gullah Geechee heritage.  

About the Speaker:    

Ron Daise, a St. Helena Island, SC native, is a prominent author, performer, and cultural preservationist. He's received the 2019 SC Governor's Distinctive Achievement Award for his impactful contributions. Daise, along with his wife Natalie, created the "Gullah Geechee Wisdom Cards Guidebook," earning the 2017 SC African American Heritage Commission's Project Award. Former stars of Nick Jr. TV's "Gullah Gullah Island," they received the 2019 Foundation for Leadership Education Lifetime Achievement Award and other honors. Daise is a respected figure in Gullah Geechee cultural heritage, having served on the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission and presented at the United Nations. A Hampton University graduate, he actively contributes to community and educational initiatives in Georgetown, SC.