Monthly Archives: August, 2014

Bringing Gullah/Geechee to NYC: Award Winning Artists Queen Quet & Brian Strong Wind Williams

Queen Quet & Brian Strong Wind Williams

Two award winning artists with Carolina roots will come together on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Brooklyn for “De Wata Bring We: An Afternoon of Gullah/Geechee at Adriala Gallery.” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation returns to New York City by popular demand as she makes this her second stop in the northeast on the “Gullah/ …

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New National Speakers Bureau includes Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

Queen Quet of Gullah/Geechee Nation at US National Press Club

New Speakers Bureau Launches as the Voice for Diversity and Inclusion  in National Parks, Outdoor Environments, and Environmental Organizations! The notion that Americans of color are uninterested in environmental matters and afraid of the Great Outdoors was turned on its ear on Monday, August 25, 2014 with the launch of the Diverse Environmental Leaders (DEL) …

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De Wata Bring We: Gullah/Geechee Gwine NYC

Queen Quet & Brian Strong Wind Williams

Tune in as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet,com) and Brian “Strong Wind” Williams discuss the upcoming fundraiser and Gullah/Geechee Diasporic healing event, “De Wata Bring We: An Afternoon of Gullah/Geechee at Adriala Gallery” on Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio.  The event will take place on Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Brooklyn. Yeddi wha gwine …

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Port Royal Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week

Queen Quet Receives Gullah/Geechee Proclamation from Port Royal

  For the second year in a row, the Town of Port Royal in Beaufort County, SC joined in a week long Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation celebration along with the other towns in the county including the City of Beaufort, Hilton Head Island, and the Town of Bluffton.  Tune in to the Gullah/Geechee TV coverage of …

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Hampton County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week

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Hampton County, SC became part of Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2014 along with Georgetown, Beaufort, and Charleston Counties and Oyotunji African Village.

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Queen Quet Invites You to Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2014

Queen Quet & Kwame Sha at Charleston RiverDogs Stadium

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) invites everyone to participate in Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week which culminates in the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™!”  Tune in to Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio as she and Kwame Sha discuss the festival and the vision for founding it: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2014/07/29/sc-coast-celebrates-gullahgeechee-nation-appreciation Yeddi bout de events fa de …

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Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee to be Honored on the Jersey Shore!

Queen Quet, Founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Brings a Touch of Gullah/Geechee to the Charleston Shop in Spring Lake, NJ The Head of State for America’s only indigenous cultural group descended directly from Africans enslaved on the Sea Islands of the eastern United States will visit the Charleston Shops (www.the-charleston-shops.com) on Thursday, September 25, 2014 …

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City of Charleston, SC Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Queen Quet & Kwame Sha Receive Proclamation from Charleston

The City of Charleston, SC is where “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week“ began three years ago.  Mayor Riley and the Town Council have declared this week long celebration throughout the historic peninsula once again! The Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ will take place downtown August 1 & 2, 2014. Tenki Tenki ta Chucktown! Cum …

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Charleston RiverDogs Hit a Gullah/Geechee Home Run!

Queen Quet & Bark of the Charleston RiverDogs

The Gullah/Geechee Nation carries a unique culture through centuries of American history dating back to its African roots. The Lowcountry is home to the history of these people, their language and crafts, and the Charleston RiverDogs will honor them with a special night. On Friday, August 1, Gullah Heritage Night will be celebrated at Joseph …

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