Master Artists of the Authentic Ring Shout
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Sapelo Island future still in question…

The Atlanta Journal Constitution published an article on Sapelo Island today.  Cornelia Walker Bailey has been leading this struggle to keep Sapelo Island alive.


Why aren’t the descendants of these slaves allowed the same consideration as Native Americans in that they wouldn’t have to pay the exorbitant real estate taxes that recently have been imposed upon them?



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While the McIntosh County Shouters have been performing in public since 1980, they have been practicing the ring shout since the 18th century. This age-old tradition has been passed down from generation to generation in this family since their ancestors arrived in bondage over 300 years ago.


The McIntosh County Shouters have received many awards over the years in recognition of their continued interest in keeping the ring shout alive.

Schools, Festivals, and Special Events

The McIntosh County Shouters have performed around the country at various schools, festivals and special events. Email or call (912) 399-2466 for information about having the group come to your next event.


Contact the McIntosh County Shouters for more information. Call: (912) 399-2466