Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Join Keeping it Wild: 3 day cultural event celebrating the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island history, folk arts, food, music, crafts and West African cultural legacy

Join Keeping it Wild: 3 day cultural event celebrating the Gullah/Geechee/Sea Island history, folk arts, food, music, crafts and West African cultural legacy. “Keeping It Wild” is a partner of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition.  Journey with them to historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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The Bilingual U.S. – Gullah-Geechee Georgia

In the blog entitled, The Bilingual U.S. – Gullah-Geechee Georgia, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation is pictured although she is never quoted.  Interestingly enough, the opening quotation is incorrectly written and is not the actually Gullah/Geechee proverb either.  In addition, the article has incorrect numerical amounts for the Gullah/Geechee population and assist in perpetuating separation …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Speaks on Food Security & Traditional Knowledge

Green C of C, a student organization at the College of Charleston that is focused on environmental sustainability issues invited Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to provide their keynote address for “Food Day” activities in 2012. Tune in to Queen Quet’s lecture and the question and answer period that followed the presentation here: …

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Story of the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s Seminole History and the Underground Railroad on Florida TV

FLORIDA CROSSROADS FLORIDA’S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: SOUTHERN ROUTE TO FREEDOM Centuries before a secret network was formed to help slaves escape to Northern states and Canada, The Underground Railroad ran South.  As early as 1587, Spain’s La Florida was recorded to be a safe haven for freedom seekers resisting enslavement. In this Florida Crossroads, we remember …

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Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival 2012

The Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition invite you to bring your family out to support the “Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival” Saturday, October 27, 2012 Noon to 6 pm Hunting Island Nature Center There will be Gullah/Geechee seafood dinners, Gullah/Geechee craft items, Gullah/Geechee presentations, dancing, music, games and down home family fun. You …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Cultural Celebrations Promoting Food Security and Food Safety

October is a month filled with celebrations in the Gullah/Geechee Nation beginning with Moja in downtown Charleston.  This year, the Gullah/Geechee Nation is engaging in the celebrations with an educational benefit to all the people surrounding food security and food safety in their area.   It all begins Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 5 pm …

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America’s Heartland – Episode 212: Historic Harvest

America’s Heartland – Episode 212: Historic Harvest focused on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Tune in as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation takes the crew into the field.

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The Jubilee Project – College of Charleston | Commemorating 150 years of Emancipation and Educational Access in South Carolina

Join in the Jubilee Celebration Commemorating 150 years since the Emancipation Proclamation was read in the Gullah/Geechee Nation! The Jubilee Project – College of Charleston | Commemorating 150 years of Emancipation and Educational Access in South Carolina.

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