A baby is passed over her grandfather's coffin in a West African custom on St. John's Island, SC, published in a December 1987 issue of National Geographic.
A baby is passed over her grandfather's coffin in a West African custom on St. John's Island, SC, published in a December 1987 issue of National Geographic. Karen Kasmauski National Geographic - Used with permission
A baby is passed over her grandfather's coffin in a West African custom on St. John's Island, SC, published in a December 1987 issue of National Geographic. Karen Kasmauski National Geographic - Used with permission

Shaking off the spirit: Passing baby over coffin a Gullah tradition that endures

January 22, 2016 03:05 PM