Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Gullah/Geechee: Surviving the Storms Since 1893

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) In 2005, after a year of planning the inaugural “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™” on my home island of St. Helena, I could not believe that I was hearing predictions of a hurricane that might make its way up our coast that same weekend. …

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De Conch August 2013 We Celebrate Our Own Edition

“De Conch” is the international ezine of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Each month this publication provides news and event listings so that the world can fully engage in working with natives of the Gullah/Geechee Nation in celebrating and continuing the history, culture, language and traditions.  In this edition, the Cummings Brothers who have set weightlifting records, …

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Gullah/Geechee Celebration of the Sea: Healin de Famlee

Cum jayn wi fa Gul!ah/Geechee Celebration of the Sea 2013: Healin de Famlee at the Hunting Island Nature Center Saturday, September 14, 2013 Noon-5 pm Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and the founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) invites you to come spend the afternoon enjoying Gullah/Geechee cuisine and interactive …

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Gullah/Geechee Leaders Train the US Environmental Protection Agency on Community Engagement

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) has worked with the United States Environmental Protection Agency for over 16 years.  They have continued this partnership in order to gain more knowledge on how to protect and sustain the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), who is the …

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Cummings Brothers from the Gullah/Geechee Nation Set Weightlifting Records!

Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio did a special broadcast to help raise funds for Brother CJ and Omar Cummings to leave Beaufort, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation to go to the Team USA Competition in Louisiana.   On the broadcast, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) interviewed these young men and their mother who live …

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A Journey Through Gullah/Geechee Ourstory in Beaufort County, SC

Beaufort County, SC completed joined in the celebration of the history and heritage of the Gullah/Geechee Nation!  All four incorporated townships-Beaufort, Port Royal, Bluffton, and Hilton Head Island-and the county council all presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with proclamations to show their support of continuing the heritage and culture of Gullah/Geechees. …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: Founders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Fest

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™(AMP™) (www.ampturnitup.com) sent out a drum call to bring in people from throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.gullahgeecheenation.com), around the United States, and from across the world to celebrate “Emancipation een de Gullah/Geechee Nation.”  This was the theme of the “Gullah/Geechee Nation …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: A Journey Through Ourstory

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Beaufort County, SC is the second oldest county in South Carolina.  This county became what it is do to the blood, sweat, and tears of Gullah/Geechees that toiled in the Sea Island cotton, rice, and indigo fields of the Sea Islands that the county consist of …

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