Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Fa Hol Pun We Land: De Gullah/Geechee an Heirs Property

Fa Hol Pun We Land: De Gullah/Geechee an Heirs Property Heirs Property Workshop and Community Dialogue hosted by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Attorney Willie B. Heyward of the Heirs Property Law Center http://www.heirspropertylawcenter.org and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition  Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 6:30 pm Riley Center for Livable Communities …

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Gullah/Geechee SEA & ME: Truly a Cultural Journey

Time fa Nyam at Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “De wata bring we an de wata gwine tek we bak.” De wata may tro bak de chillun ef e ain kno how fa ack! De chillun na de lun de lil one wha fa do So, ef hunnuh wan um fa kno, den why don’t …

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Jayn we een Chastun fa “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”

Celebrate who WEBE! Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week in Charleston, SC Sunday, July 29, 2012 Begin the morning with praise and worship at Centenary United Methodist Church in Oakley, SC. 4:00 pm Make your way into the Charleston RiverDogs Stadium for “Gullah/Geechee Appreciation Night!”  Bring the entire family to see Queen Quet make the first pitch …

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Charleston RiverDogs and Gullah/Geechee Nation Host Gullah/Geechee Appreciation Night!

Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Night with the RiverDogs Sunday, July 29, 2012 Jayn we at “De Joe” The Gullah/Geechee Nation and the Charleston RiverDogs are inviting all Gullah/Geechee families and supporters of the Gullah/Geechee culture to come out and enjoy a night of baseball at the Joseph P. Riley Charleston RiverDogs Stadium/”The Joe” in historic downtown …

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Gullah/Geechee Seminole Diaspora Reunion Completes a Circle of Reconnection

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation has dedicated her life to educating the world on the history, heritage, and culture of Gullah/Geechees.  In so doing, she has set out on a journey to numerous areas of the United States and around the world to reconnect the Gullah/Geechee Diapsora.   The Wisdom Circle Council of …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2012 Back in Charleston!

Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™  Returns to Charleston, SC The Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2012 (www.gullahgeechee.info) returns to Charleston, SC August 3-5, 2012.  The theme for this three day celebration of living history and cultural traditions is “Gullah/Geechee Jubilee” and will be a homecoming for Gullah/Geechees.  This is will be the culmination of …

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Lunin de Chillun!-The Gullah/Geechee Story in Children’s and Youth Books

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Many people around the world and within the Gullah/Geechee Nation itself have only become aware of the various aspects of history that have been pages written through the endurance and overcoming of Gullah/Geechees once they are adults.  There have been very few children’s authors that have focused …

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Gullah/Geechee Summer Celebrations

Gullah/Geechee Summer Celebrations were the focus on the latest episode of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!”  Tune in and share: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2012/07/09/gullahgeechee-summer-celebrations.  Also, plan to go out and be a part of the festivities.  Disya da we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio! If you also want to check out imagery from some of the events that have already passed and take …

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Queen Quet Invites you to be a part of “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Days!”

Toyota & Audubon recently selected Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) for a “TogetherGreen Fellowship.”   Queen Quet is launching the first series of public events for her project entitled, “Gullah/Geechee SEA & ME” in which SEA stands for “saving environmental actions” and ME stands for “marine environment.”  Queen Quet will personally host …

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Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio focuses on Queen Quet & Denmark Vesey

On July 2, 2000 the statement “Twere a nation within a nation.” came to life as the Gullah/Geechees from the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida came together on Sullivan’s Island, SC in Charleston County by choice.  Their ancestors had been brought to and through this island by force during the TransAtlantic Slave Trade.   Sullivan’s Islands …

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