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Uprooted: A Glance at Gullah Geechee



*Mon, February 3 at 8:00 pm on the South Carolina Channel 

Two student films examine the culture of the Sea Islands and the practice of root doctors. USC Media Arts students Rukiya Hite and Dennis Ming Nichols presented stories told by natives of the Sea Islands, with a focus on Gullah culture. Produced by an NC student filmmaker, the second film explores the practice of root doctors and the historical and contemporary uses of Rootlore.

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