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Welcome to Mama Doonk’s Gullah, Charleston’s premier black history and Gullah Geechee experience. Are you interested in learning about the Gullah-Geechee people and their culture? Why were they called Gullah or Geechee? What is the Gullah language and how did it come about. Where did the Gullah-Geechee people come from? You have questions, I have answers. Learn about the lives and experiences of the enslaved and free Blacks who walked the streets of Charleston, SC.  Theresa is an authentic Gullah Storyteller, Historian and Licensed Tour Guide who is an Artist in Resident and a native.  Her exciting presentations filled with the Gullah language will intrigue you. Her fascinating tour traces the footsteps of her African ancestors through lively historical narration and fascinating storytelling. She is available for Gullah lectures/presentations, step-on tours and walking tours. Theresa loves to share her Gullah heritage and vows to keep Gullah alive by sharing her life experiences with her Gullah grandmother. Her Motto: Keep Gullah libe! Talk ’em! Shay ’em! Lib’ ’em; Teach ’em!