Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Keynotes at C of C

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Join us for the FIFTH annual Sustainability Week coming up April 4th-9th at the College of Charleston! Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation will be the keynote speaker Monday, April 4th at 4pm in the Stern Ballroom.

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Coastal Cultures Conference 2016: Gwine ta de Wata: Gullah/Geechee & Sea Island Sustainability

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Cum fa yeddi frum we bout Gwine ta de Wata: Gullah/Geechee & Sea Island Sustainability at de 4th Coastal Cultures Conference at de St. Helena Library!

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#GullahGeechee ezine De Conch March 2016 Edition

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Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi De Conch da blo! Make sure to read, download, and share the “Gullah/Geechee Volunteer Month” and “Ooman Month” edition of De Conch for 2016!

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Holdin Pun Gullah/Geechee Land-Heirs Property Uniform Partition Act

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This broadcast has opened the eyes of people around the world to the continued destructionment going on throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation which all began with the first gated area on Hilton Head Island and how that has now literally cleared the way to some natives of that island and their family members participating in the exploitation of their own people.

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No Oil Drilling Off the #GullahGeechee Coast!

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It is for the future generations of the Gullah/Geechee Nation that I rise daily to do the work that GOD has charged me to do even when there are times when there may be only one Gullah/Geechee voice in the room that I am headed to. If I am that one Gullah/Geechee I know that the past generations want me to speak. I know that I would have done my mother a disservice if I didn’t continue to go to these meetings and protests even when she could not come along. I know that we all will do Mother Earth a disservice if we do not begin to take care of her as she feeds us. We are not going to eat the money when we cannot get seafood from our waterways or vegetation from the land. So, like mama said, some things you need to “leave alone!” However, standing for our rights is not one of the things that I will leave alone!

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Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition & MUSC Host Community Facilitator Training

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Come join the

Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition

&

the Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center staff

at the

St. Helena Branch Library on historic St. Helena Island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 11:30 am to 4 pm

for a FREE training session for community facilitators in cancer education. Pre-registration is required. Email GullGeeCo@aol.com.

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De Gullah/Geechee International Story in Charleston From Reconstruction to Construction

Michael Moore, great great grandson of Gullah Statesman Robert Smalls and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and International African American Museum Founding Board Member stand united in Charleston, SC.

I have walked along this area and sat along the harbor numerous times especially over the decade that we have held the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festivalâ„¢” a short walk away at the Charleston Maritime Center. The center and the plot where the International African American Museum (IAAM) will go are just down the harbor from where we were standing recalling our past connection. I had no idea that the day would come when we would not just look into the past, but also look to the future together. However, that time has now come given that Brother Michael Moore is now the first president and CEO of IAAM (@IAAMuseum).

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Queen Quet of Gullah/Geechee featured on Seven Scribes Radio

Jacqui Patterson of the NAACP and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation continue to partner on environmental justice issues.  They are specialists in community equity, collaboration, and engagement.

If God is willing and the creek don’t rise. But what if it does?

Enjoy interviews with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Jacqui Patterson, Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program where we discuss the environment and environmental justice! This season takes on pollution, climate change, crises like Hurricane Katrina, and policy decisions and explores how they threaten communities of color and marginalized communities.

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Gullah/Geechee Tech Up, Step Up!

Celebrate Women’s Herstory Month with computer scientists and mathematician, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) as the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network brings her back to North Charleston for “Tech Up, Step Up!”

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