Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Queen Quet Presents “A Gullah/Geechee Journey Through Black Music”

Tune in to 133rd Episode of “Gullah/Geechee TV Nayshun Nyews with Queen Quet” as Queen Quet presents “A Gullah/Geechee Journey Through Black Music.” Disya da TV fa we! Tune een ta GGTV!

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Black Music Celebration Continues in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

As “Black Music Month” draws to a close in the United States, the Gullah/Geechee Nation keeps the celebration of the roots of “Black music” going not only through the broadcast on “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” (www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee) which chronicle the historic musical connections in the Gullah/Geechee Nation from the spirituals to the National Black Anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing” to …

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Juneteenth Jubilee wid de Gullah/Geechee

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) As we celebrated 150 years since the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, it is an interesting time to reflect on the songs that were sung leading up to this day of Jubilee and shoutin cuz hunnuh free!  Just as the sound of songs …

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Do You Like Good Gullah/Geechee Soul Music?

As “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” proceeded through “Black Music Month 2013,” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation who is the hostess of the broadcast, took listeners on a journey through not only the history of this celebration which was started by Gamble and Huff in 1979 in order to assist with marketing “Black music,” but …

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“Go Down Moses!” Harriet Tubman in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “Go Down Moses!  Way down een Egypt lan and tell ole Pharoah let my people go!” Mother Moses aka Araminta Harriet Tubman Ross is someone that I have had a long term relationship with.  The first book that I ever took out of a library on …

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Black Music Month: Celebrating Our Gullah/Geechee Song

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) from De Conch June 2013 Edition Tenk Gawd fa de song we sing an de joy wha disya bring. Tenk Gawd fa de ancestas souls wha bring out de songs wha keep we. Tenk Gawd da de song an ting still da gwine out frum de …

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Black Music Month Edition of the Gullah/Geechee Ezine “De Conch”

The June 2013 Edition of “De Conch” is not only dedicated to “Black Music Month,” but to “Great Outdoors Month.”  The issue contains articles on the environmental work being done in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and how everyone can join in to assist with this.   It is filled with information on the festivals of the Gullah/Geechee …

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Gullah/Geechee Chillun Cookin fa e Culcha!

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation The Gullah/Geechee Nation is globally known for its foodways traditions.  Many people will quickly say that the only thing that they know about the term “Geechee” is the fact that “Those folks eat a lot of rice!”  As true as that statement is, we ain be wan …

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A Gullah/Geechee Child’s Life at Risk: Saving Ariana-Leilani

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Since 1999, I have been blessed with the opportunity to walk the halls and contribute to the global dialogues in the United Nations both in Genevé, Switzerland and New York City in the USA.   When I became the first Gullah/Geechee to speak in this world arena …

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