Monthly Archives: March, 2015

Oppose Oil Drilling on the Gullah/Geechee Coast! Help protect the Sea Islands!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) opposes oil drilling on the east coast especially within the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition, the Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank, and the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s leaders are calling on all citizens of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and our supporters worldwide to write into to oppose oil drilling and seismic gun testing along the coasts of the Carolinas and Georgia!

Deadline for public comments is March 30, 2015! http://www.boemoceaninfo.com

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Support the St. Helena Branch Library in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

St. Helena Branch Library

As we seek to support the “Fill the Shelves” fundraiser that the Friends of the Library is having to assist the St. Helena Branch with getting more books and DVDs, we are also supporting keeping the current hours of all of the county libraries. To that effect, we will speak out on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5 pm during the Beaufort County Council meeting and we pray that our supporters and community members will also come to speak out in support of keeping our libraries fully funded and in full operation as well.

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Gullah/Geechee Living History Series Focuses on Sea Island Land Ownership

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Gullah/Geechee Living History Series Focuses on Sea Island Land Ownership

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) will host three events at the St. Helena Branch Library as part of the “Gullah/Geechee Living History Series.”

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Presents at MUSC

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Medical University of South Carolina Department of Public Health Science South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute Multicultural Student Advisory Board Student National Medical Association SEMINAR “Cultural Collaboration Pun de Gullah/Geechee Coast” PRESENTED BY Queen Quet Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) returns to MUSC to discuss how …

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Pan African Family Empowerment Network Seeks Volunteers

Pan African Family Empowerment & Land Network, Inc. Logo

As “Gullah/Geechee Nation Volunteer Month” continues, we are pleased to announce that the Pan-African Family Empowerment Network which is a Beaufort-based public charity which was created to help Gullah/Geechee and other African descendants save their land for current and future generations is seeking volunteers for multiple positions.  They have an immediate need for an experienced webmaster, grants …

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Ooman Leadas ob de Gullah/Geechee Nation

Gullah/Geechee Nation Leads Sustainability Think Tank

  Tune in to this Women’s Herstory broadcast in which Queen Quet focuses on the women leaders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the warrioress spirit that is part of their DNA and collective consciousness.  She details the visionary women that were part of her election and who have and are serving on the Wisdom Circle …

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Gullah/Geechee Relinking the Pan African Family

Pan African Family Empowerment & Land Network, Inc. Logo

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) I had no idea how I would celebrate International Women’s Day for 2015, but I was blessed to be able to celebrate it with a new title as “International Vice Chair for the Pan African Family Empowerment & Land Preservation Network (PAFEN).”   This is truly …

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Mama Dem Wisdom by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) at the New Road Baptist Church in Ridgeland, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

As we honor de Gullah/Geechee ooman fa “Women’s Herstory Month,” tune in to this Gullah/Geechee TV broadcast featuring Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) presenting “Mama Dem Wisdom:”

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From the Gulf to the Gullah/Geechee Nation-Do Not Drill! Stop the Oil Spill!

US BOEM Oil Drilling Public Meeting

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition has been hosting screenings of the film, “Come Hell or High Water” to educate people about the destructionment that came to Turkey Creek in Mississippi which holds a parallel history to many communities and townships in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   At the conclusion of the film, the community of Turkey …

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The Road Through St. Helena with Rollins by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with volunteers from Rollins College on St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

“Gullah/Geechee Volunteer Month” began as a true journey through my own community.  It was wonderful to see the place again through the eyes of students that had never been to St. Helena before.  We walked the road together and sat and talked in different spaces which as invigorating.  However, the most stimulating thing was the …

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