Making The Case For A Consistent Gullah Orthography

I have gone through my notes about the Gullah language, though most of them have been about trying to create a unique alphabet for the creole language. I relied on the research that linguist Lorenzo Dow Turner conducted while living among the Gullah Geechee people for years. This included all of the unique sounds within […]

Quintillion Ink-Strokes | “A Son of the Forest,” by William Apess

This is an autobiography published by William Apess in 1829. I read the electronic version from Archives.org. Plot It starts with an introduction into his family’s background. He had a white grandfather who married the daughter of the Pequot chief, King Phillip. It then gets into Apess’ early life of how he and his family […]