Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Disaster Preparedness and Food Security in the Face of Climate Change

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) I recently had the honor of being invited to deliver a keynote address at Chicago State University.   I was part of a group of passionate people from the Fuller Park Community Development Corporation.  Brother Michael Howard, the CEO and Founder of Fuller Park Community Development …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Honored Guest at Maroon Commemoration in St. Croix

St. Croix Unified for Community, Culture, Environment, and Economic Development (SUCCEED), Inc.  has invited Queen Quet, Chieftess and Head-of-State of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) to be an honored guest and presenter for their Inaugural Maroon Commemorative Event in St. Croix, Virgin Islands.  This will be Queen Quet’s first return to the Virgin Islands after her …

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De Gullah/Geechee Nation & Environmental Justice

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Approximately 15 years ago, I had the wonderful opportunity of being invited to Atlanta, GA to present on Gullah/Geechee culture and the Sea Islands for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).   I had no idea that this multi-million dollar building in the heart of downtown …

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Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio focuses on “African Americans and the Gullah/Geechee Environment”

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is the hostess of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coaition.  Tune in on Monday, September 10th at 7 pm or after that date, you can listen to the archived version of the show at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2012/09/10/african-americans-and-the-gullahgeechee-environment On this edition, she will be joined by …

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Queen Quet steps away from the keyboard to become Gullah/Geechee head of state | Features | Charleston City Paper

The Charleston City Paper chose 15 people that had made a difference in Charleston over the last 15 years as a feature for their 15th anniversary edition and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation was one of the people chosen.   Make sure to read and share, Queen Quet steps away from the keyboard …

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Yeddi bout de Gullah/Geechee Nation & Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day pun GGTV!

E time fa TV fa we-Gullah/Geechee TV! Yeddi Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™ (AMP™) as they are interviewed by Tammy Mccottry-Brown of “The Tammy Show.” The three discuss the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week, and the coming “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day.” For photos from the event go to: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.3623199344774.2133922.1417694558&type=3 Take a look at what took …

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Rice & Lowcountry

Rice & Lowcountry is an interesting blog regarding Gullah/Geechees and rice history.

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Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day Truly a Famlee Affair! 09/03 by GullahGeechee Riddim | Blog Talk Radio

Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day Truly a Famlee Affair! 09/03 by GullahGeechee Riddim | Blog Talk Radio.  Disya da we sho!  Tune een an yeddi mo!

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