The Gullah People of Sandy Island, A Tribute to People of Sandy Island, S.C.

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This book gives a unique view of life on and off the island for over half a century as seen through the eyes of a Gullah descendant. A person who actually lived on the isolated island for a time so many years ago, and whose roots are still deeply embedded on the island, and family ties on the island are still there to this day. A person who has kept a keen eye on the island and its people for over half a century, and has returned to his roots after retiring to help continue to record a unique people and their culture. This Book captures the history of the Gullah People of Sandy Island from Post Reconstruction to today. A glimpse into the customs, habits, folkways and traditions of a unique people and their culture. This 170 page book includes over 50 pages of pictures; island scenes, paintings and illustrations by the author. Truly A Work of Art in Book Format.

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Artist and painter, Thomas Pyatt, was born and raised in a historic old riverfront town along the Waccamaw River deep down in the southeast. He is the son of a Gullah chief from Sandy Island, South Carolina. He spent many summers on the island as a young child and his experiences from those years have compelled to record the history of the people and the area as seen from his perspective and vantage point. He has degrees from San Francisco State University and San Francisco Law School.

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