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A Culture on the Brink 

Members of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church on Hilton Head perform a river baptism. As with fishing and hunting, development of private residential communities along the highly valued marshes and rivers of the Sea Islands has limited the Gullah/Geechee’s access to the rivers where they perform the ceremonies.

Image credit: Pete Marovich

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Uploaded: Nov 20, 2012
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