Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: De Link Wid We Land

As Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week continues in Beaufort County, SC, there are several things to do and appreciate outdoors along the Sea Island coastline.  Gullah/Geechee culture is inextricably tied to the land and waterways.  Thus, one cannot truly appreciate the culture without connecting to the environment.  Here are some things to do outdoors as folks …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: Gwine Chuch!

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Tenk Gawd fa de chuch! God is the foundation and center of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Although Gullah/Geechees have a myriad of spiritual practices, it is difficult to find a Gullah/Geechee whose spiritual roots do not come out of the bush arbors and praise houses.  The congregations …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: Grand Army Hall Marker Dedication

On the first day of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” in Beaufort County, SC and the City of Beaufort, join the Beaufort County Historical Society at the dedication of Grand Army Hall Historical Marker  706 Newcastle St. Beaufort, SC Saturday, July 27th 11 am                 Thirty years before the first Black …

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De Conch-July 2013-Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ Edition

“De Conch” is the international ezine of the Gullah/Geechee Nation http://www.gullahgeecheenation.com (www.gullahgeecheenation.com).  This edition focuses on the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™” (www.gullahgeechee.info). De Conch-July 2013 Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Fest Edition Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno den yeddi de conch da blo!  

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week Declared in Beaufort County, SC!!!

Beaufort County Council in South Carolina presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with a proclamation for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” which will now be celebrated county wide July 27-August 4, 2013 for the first time!   The week long celebration will culminate with the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™.”  Tenki tenki …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Week Declared in Beaufort County, SC!

July 27-August 4, 2013 has been declared “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” in Beaufort County, SC.  The Town of Bluffton presented a proclamation to Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (http://www.QueenQuet.com) at their town hall meeting on Tuesday.  She has been invited to the Beaufort County Council meeting on July 22, 2013 to receive one …

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Queen Quet on the Power Lunch with Divine Prince

Tune in as Divine Prince Ty Emmecca interviews Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation  (www.QueenQuet.com) about this year’s “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™” (www.gullahgeechee.info) and how to empower and sustain the villages of the global African community.  http://t.co/uzSAiMSk4I

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Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Delivers a Message to the African Family

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) was an honored guest at the “Pan African Grassroots Assembly” at Oyotunji African Village in Sheldon, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Tune in as she delivers a message to the family of the African Diaspora:

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St. Helena Island Educates Through Festivals Focused on Gullah/Geechee History & Traditions

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Tenk Gawd fa St. Helena nayme fa de ladee. Tenk Gawd fa St. Helena whey de Gullah/Geechee be. Tenk Gawd fa St. Helena an holdin pun we land. Tenk Gawd fa St. Helena an e Sea Islandt sand. Tenk Gawd fa St. Helena an de wata …

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Great American Road Trip Story: Queen Quet, Unedited

Check out the story: Queen Quet, Unedited from the “Great American Road Trip” blog: Great American Road Trip: Queen Quet, Unedited   http://adaptationstories.com/2013/07/09/queen-quet-unedited/ “The Gullah/Geechee people, descendants of enslaved Africans captured in Angola and other parts of the Western Seaboard of Africa who now stretch from Jacksonville, North Carolina to Jacksonville, Florida, do not have a word for “adaptation” …

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