Monthly Archives: December, 2014

GullahGeecheeNation.com 2014 in review-Tenki Tenki ta Hunnuh fa de view!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 68,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people …

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Gullah/Geechee Journey to Sandy Island with Queen Quet

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Sandy Island, SC consist of 9000 acres of land on which one can see 4 different Sea Island habitats.  Due to the vision of Mr. Washington who was a driver on the Carolina Gold rice plantations there, the Gullah/Geechees that descend from the island own approximately 250 acres of this property to this day.  The …

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Kwanzaa and Gullah/Geechee Culture

Kwanzaa

Annually, Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio host an on-air celebration of Kwanzaa.  Past episodes have been shared by thousands of people around the world and can be found at https://gullahgeecheenation.com/tag/kwanzaa/ along with details of each of the principles that make up the Nguzo Saba. Some Gullah/Geechees celebrate the harvest celebration of Africa which is “kwanza” as well as the …

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Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition Celebrates 18 Years!

Gullah/Geechee Nation leaders gwine ta de wata at American Beach, Florida een de Gullah/Geechee Nation.

In 1996, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) came into existence when there were no other groups in the world with Gullah/Geechee in their names.  Since that time, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition has galvanized people worldwide and gotten them to participate in the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture.  As a result, there are numerous websites, articles, …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Celebrates Human Rights Day 2014! #rights365

Queen Quet at UN General Assembly Hall

“I call on States to honour their obligation to protect human rights every day of the year. I call on people to hold their governments to account. “ UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950 to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the …

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Welcome Center Dedication at Penn Center, Inc. on Historic St. Helena Island, SC

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Carolee Holme Brown of St. Helena Island at the Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center at Penn Center, Inc.  www.penncenter.com

The public is cordially invited to attend Penn Center’s dedication ceremony and reception for the Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center Friday, December 12, 2014 at 5 pm. Courtney P. Siceloff became a lightning rod of the civil rights movement as the first executive director of the Penn Center on St. Helena Island from 1950 to …

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Watch Night: Gullah/Geechee Freedum Cum Premieres at Penn Center, Inc.

Watch Night Freedum Cum Flyer

“Watch Night: Gullah/Geechee Freedum Cum!” will premiere at Penn Center’s Darrah Hall on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 4 pm on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   This new Gullah/Geechee histo-musical production features Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), “Dayclean de African …

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