Monthly Archives: December, 2013

Nia! Purpose, Protocols and Responsibility of the Gullah/Geechee & African Diasporic Community

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) was joined in a historic discussion with Elder Carlie Towne, Minister of Information for the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Alase Oba Adefunmi Adejuyigbe of Oyotunji African Village, Kemetic Priest Kwame Sha, and Chief Nii Arde Anun 1 who is Noa-Mantse of Kokrobite, Lungba, and Touba in Ghana, West Africa …

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Living Cooperative Economics-UJAMAA een de Gullah/Geechee Nation!

UJAMAA is the Nguzo Saba principle of Kwanzaa which means “cooperative economics.”  Collectively coming together to share in the production and transfer of wealth is critical to the sustainability of any community or nation.  Therefore, this is a topic of vital interest to the Gullah/Geechee Nation which has managed to sustain itself in spite of …

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UJIMA een de Gullah/Geechee Nation!

Although many Gullah/Geechees celebrate “ujima”=”collective work and responsibility” annually during Kwanzaa with millions of others in the world, the embodiment of this principle is the foundation of the family compounds that make up the communities of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.gullahgeecheenation.com).  The numerous African ethnic groups that make up Gullah/Geechee DNA and that were contributors to …

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KUJICHAGULIA-Self-Determination in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

In 1999, Marquetta L. Goodwine, who is the founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net), took the human rights violations that had taken place against Gullah/Geechee people of the coastal region of the Carolinas, Georgia, and Northeastern Florida of the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Genevé, Switzerland.  With guidance …

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UMOJA-Unity in the Gullah/Geechee Community

Join Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) for Kwanzaa 2013 as UMOJA is not only defined but celebrated and reflected upon on Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio. Throughout the year, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net), the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network (www.gullahgeecheeangelnetwork.com), and the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Committee of Northeast Florida have worked together in unity …

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De Gullah/Geechee Rural Ooman

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Since October 2008, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of the Rural Woman annually. This year, I had the opportunity to celebrate this date with a broadcast on “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” entitled “Gullah/Geechee Rural Ooman Feedin de Famlee” (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2013/10/21/gullahgeechee-rural-ooman-feedin-de-famlee). Each year the day is to acknowledge …

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US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell in the Gullah/Geechee Great Outdoors

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) The story of my life has been filled with sudden emails and sudden telephone calls telling me that someone on the Hill wanted to dialogue with me in person.  So, I would leave the Lowcountry of the Sea Islands to make my way northward and climb …

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Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition Celebrates 17 Years!

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition which was founded by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation                          (www.QueenQuet.com) will celebrate 17 years of leading the fight for the land and human rights of Gullah/Geechees worldwide on December 21, 2013. In celebration of this landmark, Queen Quet will …

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