ACHG ALL STARS & AMERICAN DESCENDANTS OF WEST AFRICAN SLAVES TO HOST EVENT
Minister Arthur Chisolm is a Gullah/Geechee from Yemasse, South Carolina. It is his love for God, humanity and nature that has influenced him to compose this blazingly brilliant spiritually filled inspirational purpose driven song which can be heard at
**The Gullah/Geechee people are direct descendants of West African slaves brought into the United States around the 1700s. They were forced to work in rice paddies, cotton fields and indigo plantations along the South Carolina-Georgia seaboard where the moist climate and fertile land were very similar to their African homelands.
After the abolition of slavery, they settled in remote villages around the coastal swath, where, thanks to their relative isolation, they formed strong communal ties and a unique culture that has endured for centuries.
“The Gullah/Geechee Nation is an extremely tightly knit community,” says Chieftess Queen Quet, who was chosen to represent the Gullah/Geechee people in 2000. “It is as tightly knit as a sweet grass basket that’s sewn together and as tightly knit as a cast net is sewn together — there’s strength in it and that means if you pull on it, you can’t just get it to break apart.”
Minister Chisolm life experiences in the Gullah/Geechee Nation where farming, horse riding ,fishing, crabbing, and music has also help him to compose this song that inspires, empower, and invite people to get on the stagecoach to” Funville.” “Funville” song cover is a sankofa moment. (Sankofa means go back and fetch it). One may think that cowboy began in American but, there is an earlier origin for Black Cowboys that began in Africa.
Listening to this CD will give you a song is to remember the past, imagining, embracing, and living in God’s calling. So be dere and git on dis ya stage coach en ride, ride, ride. Remember you can do this the Lord God is your Driver and AC is your conductor. “Funville” – Praising God and inspiring people through good clean fun and going back and fetch.”
The event will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Ardy’s 2261 Margaret Grey Drive Wadamalaw Island, South Carolina. ACHG SUPERSTAR is hosting a Fundraiser for the Gullah Geechee Angel Network for Fellowship, Entertainment and Education. The Gullah Geechee Angel Network is looking for sponsors for the upcoming fundraiser. Please get in touch if you would like to be a sponsor or work with us to make this event happen @ email@example.com.
Submitted by Diane Cameron