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 Elders and Assembly of Representatives for the Gullah/Geechee Nation began taking this journey to insure this mission along side of the Queen and have conducted a number of sacred events to prepare the way for the family to return to the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This culminated in Gullah/Geechees that still reside within the Gullah/Geechee Nation to reunite with those that migrated to Texas, Mexico, and the Bahamas and are now referred to as “Seminoles,” “Black Seminoles,” “Afro-Seminoles,” and “Muscogo.”
When the entire Gullah/Geechee Disapora returned to Florida, Gullah/Geechee TV was there to capture this historic time in ourstory:
Gullah/Geechee TV has documented interviews with the “Seminole Indian Scouts” that reside in Brackettville, TX on numerous episodes. They have also documented the “Gullah/Geechee Seminole Maroon Reunion” that was a part of the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival.” All of these can be viewed on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/AMPTurnItUp. Also, on YouTube is a video that captured the Gullah/Geechee migration story written of in “The Legacy of Ibo Landing: Gullah Roots of African American Culture” and “Invisible War” that took place during the “Gullah Wars” which are often spoken of as the “Seminoles Wars”:
Now, that the pathway back from the west and from the Caribbean has been cleared, the Gullah/Geechee Nation is calling together the entire Gullah/Geechee family to Charleston, SC for the “Gullah/Geechee Jubilee” August 3-5, 2012. Cum fa jayn we pun disya Gullah/Geechee Seminole Diaspora reconnection journee cuz e time fa hunnuh shout wid we! www.gullahgeechee.info
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