Monthly Archives: July, 2015

Town of Bluffton Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Mayor Sulka of the Town of Bluffton in Beaufort County, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation presents Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with a proclamation for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2015.”

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Cum fa Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day at Historic Mosquito Beach!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation ( http://www.QueenQuet.com) and the Mosquito Beach Business Association are inviting the public to “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day” to launch “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” on historic Mosquito Beach in Charleston County, SC. ¬†This event will take place on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from Noon until 6 pm featuring music, food, …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2016 Declared in Port Royal, SC!

The Town of Port Royal, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation proclaims “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” for the third year in a row!

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2015-Gwine tru de Coast fa Keep de Culcha!

Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2015 will be celebrated throughout the South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida portions of the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s coast July 25-August 2, 2015. Queen Quet states, “We gwine tru de coast fa keep de culcha!” The week will be a journey into the living traditions of native Gullah/Geechees as those that want to learn about this unique indigenous national linguistic and ethnic minority take Gullah/Geechee owned and operated tours to Gullah/Geechee businesses and historic sites .Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy the events that are highlights of this nine days of activities which will honor the lives and legacies of the Emanuel 9.

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De Gullah/Geechee Nation Season of Celebration een De Conch!

In the May and July 2015 editions, De Conch presents information on the season of celebration in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Both editions provide details on festivals and coming events in which people that seek to learn accurate information about and want to economically empower the Gullah/Geechee Nation can participate in. Ef bout we culcha hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi de conch da blo!

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De Conch Special Edition Honors the Emanuel 9

De Gullah/Geechee Nation bowed its head to mourn the deaths of nine of its citizens that were assassinated in the Charleston Massacre at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This special edition of De Conch pays tribute to their lives and offers information about the ways that people can contribute to an array of memorial funds and scholarships that have been set up in their honor.

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Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association Celebrates 5 Years at Penn Center, Inc.

Annually, the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association has a community celebration to engage more Gullah/Geechee fishing families in their efforts and to celebrate with supporters of the association. This year, their celebration will be “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day at Penn Center, Inc.” The event will take place at the Penn Center National Historic Landmark District in conjunction with 2nd Saturdays at the York W. Bailey Museum on Saturday, July 11, 2015 from Noon to 4 pm.

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Queen Quet: Continuing the Gullah/Geechee Nation Human Rights Journey and Legacy

This July 2nd I see all of this and I see that GOD has shown me to continue to do the work to which and for which I am called because there is somebody somewhere to whom this work makes a difference and whose life will be better because they can truly be free because Denmark Vesey, Patrice Lumumba, Clementa C. Pinckney and I took this journey.

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Emerges from Tragedy into Celebration

In the wake of the recent tragedy during which the Gullah/Geechee Nation lost nine of its citizens during what has been deemed the “Charleston Massacre,” they continue to walk on with the pride and dignity of their ancestors as they come out of a period of mourning into a time of celebration. What would be an annual time to celebrate Gullah/Geechee traditions and culture is now also a time to celebrate the lives of the Emanuel 9. The Gullah/Geechee Nation will have a series of events that will take place during the month of July in order to honor the legacies of these nine souls and to bring the Gullah/Geechee family together on the coast from Jacksonville, NC to Jacksonville, FL.

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