Unformatted text preview: Gullah/Geechee people of sea islands-Language • Often gave slaves anglo names. • Religion-Christianizing slaves • Slaves eventually saw moses leading them out of slavery eventually • Kept culture through carvings, art work, textiles, etc • Music-Polyrhythm, call and response form, dance.-Jazz • Arts express not only pain and suffering but also transcendence and hope/creation of something positive of all that. • Folklore-rabbit in briar patch. • Frederick Douglass...
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- Spring '09
- Frederick Douglass, Slavery in the United States, slave community, Cramped Inhumane Slave, slaves anglo names, Slave Community Kidnapping-Taken