Gwine Bak Conference & Symposium: Emancipation & Self-Determination

Gullah/Geechee Gwine Bak Conference 2013
Emancipation & Self-Determination
at University of North Florida
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Keep hunnuh hand pun de plow!  Hold on!  Hold on!

Keep hunnuh hand pun de plow! Hold on! Hold on!

10 am-Noon Circle of Connection: Possibilities of Partnerships with Dr. Melissa Hargrove of UNF, Dr. Annette Watson of C of C, & Jamelle Ellis of USC
Noon-1:30 pm Lunch on your own
1:30-3 pm 2-3:30 pm Legacy of Land Panel
Moderator: Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation  Panelists: Elder Carlie Towne, Representative William Jefferson, Representative Zack Lyde
3-4:30 pm The Gullah/Geechee Diaspora: TransNational Identities and Self-Determination film showing and discussion with Queen Quet and Representative Glenda Simmons-Jenkins
4:30-6 pm Closing Circle: Who WEBE fa Tru Interactive Dialogue
Gullah/Geechee Reunion
Gwine Bak Symposium: Tru Emancipation een de Gullah/Geechee Nation
Joseph P. Riley Center for Livable Communities
Charleston, SC
Thursday, February 28, 2013

Noon-2 pm Living History Lunch (Bring your lunch.) with showing of documentary “You Got to Move” and discussion with Mr. Bill Saunders, Gullah/Geechee Community Activist and Business Man

2-4 pm Community Sustainability and Gullah/Geechee Living Legacy Panel with Elder Carlie Towne and Elder Lesa Wineglass-Smalls of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network, Dr. Annette Watson of the College of Charleston, and Jamelle Ellis of the University of South Carolina

4-5 pm Self-Emancipation and Self-Determination by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition presentation and community circle dialogue

5:30-6:00 pm Inside Africa CNN International documentary showing

Contact the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition for registration at GullGeeCo@aol.com.   The conference and symposium are open to the public.  Advanced registration is required.
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