Category Archives: Gullah/Geechee Foodways

De Gullah/Geechee Nation Season of Celebration een De Conch!

De Conch July 2015 Edition

In the May and July 2015 editions, De Conch presents information on the season of celebration in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Both editions provide details on festivals and coming events in which people that seek to learn accurate information about and want to economically empower the Gullah/Geechee Nation can participate in. Ef bout we culcha hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi de conch da blo!

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Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association Celebrates 5 Years at Penn Center, Inc.

Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association Members Celebrate!

Annually, the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association has a community celebration to engage more Gullah/Geechee fishing families in their efforts and to celebrate with supporters of the association. This year, their celebration will be “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day at Penn Center, Inc.” The event will take place at the Penn Center National Historic Landmark District in conjunction with 2nd Saturdays at the York W. Bailey Museum on Saturday, July 11, 2015 from Noon to 4 pm.

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Emerges from Tragedy into Celebration

Queen Quet Leads Healing Circle Libation Ceremony

In the wake of the recent tragedy during which the Gullah/Geechee Nation lost nine of its citizens during what has been deemed the “Charleston Massacre,” they continue to walk on with the pride and dignity of their ancestors as they come out of a period of mourning into a time of celebration. What would be an annual time to celebrate Gullah/Geechee traditions and culture is now also a time to celebrate the lives of the Emanuel 9. The Gullah/Geechee Nation will have a series of events that will take place during the month of July in order to honor the legacies of these nine souls and to bring the Gullah/Geechee family together on the coast from Jacksonville, NC to Jacksonville, FL.

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Queen Quet Releases “WEBE Gullah/Geechee: Cultural Capital & Collaboration Anthology”

WEBE Gullah/Geechee: Cultural Capital & Collaboration Anthology

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Releases “WEBE Gullah/Geechee: Cultural Capital & Collaboration Anthology” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) has released her long awaiting second anthology, WEBE Gullah/Geechee Cultural Capital & Collaboration Anthology.  This is a historic work that details interdisciplinary research within the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Ethnography, anthropology, science, history, and …

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Coastal Cultures Conference 2015: De Wata da We: Gullah/Geechee Sustainability

Bagging Oyster Shells for Reef Rebuild

The 2015 Coastal Cultures Conference: De Wata da We: Gullah/Geechee Sustainability will focus on the sustainability of Sea Island waterways and the Gullah/Geechee waterway traditions.  Sessions will include seafood safety and human health, Gullah/Geechee traditional fishing methods and environmental impacts, oysters as a keystone of the environment, and spirituality, creativity, and the sea.   The day …

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Join the St. Helena Island Gullah/Geechee Family at the Heritage Days Celebration 2014!

Thursday, November 6, 2014 9 am to 10 pm Tours of the York W. Bailey Museum 3-5 pm Opening Ceremony & Founders’ Memorial 5-8:30 pm “Taste of the Sea Islands” at Campbell Cafeteria 6-7 pm “Road to Remembrance” at Frissell Community House 7-8 pm Traditional Praise Service at Bethesda Christian Center 8-10 pm Wine & …

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Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival 2014!

GG Seafood Festival Flyer 2014

Gullah/Geechee Heritage and Cultural Continuation at Gullah/Geechee Seafood Celebration! As the Gullah/Geechee Nation concludes the commemoration of “Middle Passage Month,” the leaders now prepare for a month of celebration.  October marks the second “Gullah/Geechee Heritage Awareness Month.”  As the Gullah/Geechee proverbs states, “De Wata Bring We,” so what greater way to celebrate the living traditions of …

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Gullah/Geechee International Ezine De Conch Fall Festival Edition 2014

De Conch Fall 2014 Edition

  This is the international ezine of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This edition features Middle Passage Month and a number of upcoming events focused on Gullah/Geechees. Please read online at http://issuu.com/gullahgeecheenation/docs/de_conch_fall_festivals_2014_editio/0 Download here->De Conch Fall Festivals 2014 Edition and share the Fall Festival edition of De Conch. Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno den yeddi de conch …

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Gullah/Geechee Weekend een Georgia!

The Gathering at Geechee Kunda

Jayn we fa de Gullah/Geechee Weekend een Georgia! Ting staat at “The Gathering” at Geechee Kunda Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10 am.  Stage gwine opun at Noon! Fa git dey take Exit 67 fa Liberty County, GA frum I-95.  Follow signs for “Geechee Kunda.” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is a …

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2nd Annual Coastal Cultures Conference-Gullah/Geechee: Healin de Land an de Famlee

Jayn we fa de 2nd Annual Coastal Cultures Conference Gullah/Geechee: Healin de Land an de Famlee Hunting Island Nature Center Hunting Island, SC Gullah/Geechee Nation March 14 & 15, 2014 The Coastal Cultures Conference is an interactive engagement conference on the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  The presentations for the conference are done by …

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