Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Welcome to the Gullah Festival 2013!

Cum jayn we fa Gullah Fess 2013! http://www.gullahfestival.org Tune in to the opening ceremony of this annual celebration of Gullah/Geechee traditions, heritage, and culture:

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Gullah/Geechee International Ezine, De Conch features Candice Glover on the cover!

Read online or download the lastest edition of the Gullah/Geechee Nation‘s international ezine, “De Conch.”  This edition features Candice Glover of St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and NFL players, Devin Taylor, Jelani Jenkins, and Ron Parker.  Also, listed are the festivals for the summer. To be added to the mailing list for …

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News from Beaufort History Museum

Originally posted on Beaufort County Historical Resources Consortium:
From Katherine at the Beaufort History Museum: “Hunting Island Comes to Town”: A celebration of South Carolina’s most popular state park and the 20th Anniversary of the Friends of Hunting Island ~in collaboration with the Beaufort History Museum~ Hunting Island State Park & the Friends of Hunting…

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St. Helena’s Song from Candice Glover to Capitol Hill

Tune in to the “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” broadcast dedicated to “American Idol” winner, Candice Glover.  Candice is a native of historic St. Helena Island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  This location gave birth to not only singers, but a genre of music that has traveled worldwide.   Take this journey through ourstory in song by tuning …

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Equitable Community Engagement in Adaptation and Disaster Preparedness

The inaugural National Adaptation Forum took place in Denver, Colorado.  The concept of “adaptability” and “resilience” is now taking a national and international stage due to the environmental issues related to climate change.  As these discussions take place and planning is done for the futures of communities, there are often segments of society that are …

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Environmental Justice and Environmentalism in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) interviewed Pastor Brendolyn Jenkins-Boseman, the Executive Director of the Imani Group (www.theimanigroup.org) and pastor of the Abundant Life Fellowship Church in Camden, South Carolina.  The Imani Group serves as a community partner for United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 4 and the US Department of Energy on environmental …

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