Monthly Archives: September, 2013

A Sea of Gullah/Geechee Culture Flows for Gullah/Geechee Heritage Awareness Month

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Just as we prepare to engage in sacred ceremonies to culminate the inaugural Middle Passage Month which was declared as September in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, we flow into World Tourism Day.   In support of the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, World Tourism Day (WTD) which is …

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From the Middle Passage to the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) takes listeners on a journey through the Middle Passage journey from the Motherland to the Sea Islands on this episode of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio entitled “Middle Passage Journey to the Sea Islands” http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2013/09/23/middle-passage-journey-to-the-sea-islands.  This water passageway came to be due to the crime against humanity called the …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Reflections from Operation Understanding: Long may she reign.

Operation Understanding has been visiting the Gullah/Geechee Nation for over a decade.  The African American and Jewish students tour with the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) and have an opportunity to engage with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com).  Please read the words from their blog entited “Long may she reign..”: “How often …

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Continuing to Progress on Johns Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Many times over the years, I have taken the journey on Highway 17 and then turned to take the bridge over to Johns Island.  I have had celebrated at the annual Sea Island Cultural Arts Festival on the island and been invited into a home built …

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Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio: Labor Day, Civil Rights & Self-Determination

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is the hostess of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net). On this Labor Day 2013 edition, she focuses on the history of Labor Day and current issues going on with regard to labor unions in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, the Civil Rights …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Returns to Mississippi!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will deliver the keynote address at Alcorn State University in Mississippi on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11 am in the James L. Bolden Student Center Ballroom entitled “Gullah/Geechee: A Living Cultural Collaboration.” The histo-musical presentation and lecture will be followed by a book and CD signing.

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De Gullah/Geechee Storee pun Jehosee

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Disya islandt menee ain gwine see. Bout e nyam manee ain gwine yeddi. E one de place a Carolina Gold een Sous Cackalackee. Disya whey we bin tek disya Gullah/Geechee journee… Jehosee island is a historic Carolina Gold rice plantation where between 700 and 1000 Gullah/Geechees …

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