Sat, Feb 26

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Cannon Street Arts Center

ASABG Project Reanimation

Join the community-advised conversation so that we can continue to serve you through our research and interpretation initiatives!

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ASABG Project Reanimation

Time & Location

Feb 26, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Cannon Street Arts Center, 134 Cannon St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA

About the Event

As we continue the work we began with the Gullah society, we want to sit with community members who have consistently supported us and entrusted us with sharing the lives of the Anson Street Ancestors to ask you to direct our work. At this event, La'Sheia Oubré and Joanna Gilmore host the Community Conversation in person at Cannon Street, while Dr. Raquel Fleskes and Dr. Theodore Schurr will join via Zoom.  Raquel and Theodore will be providing an update about the full genomic DNA research and the dental calculus research, which will help us to learn more about the Ancestors' diet and health.  We will also discuss plans for a permanent memorial for the Ancestors.  Artwork inspired by the Ancestors and created by children and community members will also be on display.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Free parking is available in the lot next door on Cannon Street.
  • Please bring evidence of your covid-19 vaccination status or evidence of a negative covid-19 test taken 1-3 days prior to the event.  
  • We request that attendees wear masks to protect those who may be imuno-compromised. Seating will be spaced to maintain social distancing.

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