Monthly Archives: July, 2016

Brunswick County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Brunswick County, NC was the first county in North Carolina to being to participate in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week.” They have proclaimed this for their second year county wide!

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Beaufort County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Beaufort County, SC was the first county in history to proclaim “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” countywide four years ago. St. Helena Island native, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) was presented with the proclamation for the 2016 countywide celebration during the county council meeting.

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#GullahGeechee Songstress GwenYvette is SC Female Artists of the Year!

Congratulations goes out to St. Helena Island’s Gullah/Geechee songstress, GwenYvette. She has just received the SC Female Artist of the Year Award!

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Bring de Chillun ta de #GullahGeechee Nation International Music & Movement Fess!

De Lighthouse Theater Puppets wan mek sho hunnuh dun git de famlee readee fa jayn de @GullahGeechee fa de #GullahGeechee Nation International Music & Movement Fess! The 11th Annual Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festivalâ„¢ is an event for the entire family! Bring water, chairs, drums, tambourines, and an open spirit!

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A Celebration of Self-Determination in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

The 11th Annual “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festivalâ„¢” (www.gullahgeechee.info) is themed “A Celebration of Self-Determination.” This culminating weekend of activities for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” will be held at various venues in the Charleston County area August 5-7, 2016.

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Jasper County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

For the second year in a row, Jasper County, SC has proclaimed “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!” The Jasper County Council presented the proclamation to Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation during their county council meeting.

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Fernandina Beach Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

The Town of Fernandina Beach is continuing its tradition of proclaiming “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!” Mayor Miller presented Gullah/Geechee Nation Representative Glenda Simmons-Jenkins with the proclamation during their town council meeting.

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Pender County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week

Pender County, NC has joined in with the rest of the counties of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to proclaim its first “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”

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Charleston Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Charleston County, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation is continuing a tradition that started there. The Charleston County Council proclaimed “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” and presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with a proclamation during their meeting which was broadcast county wide.

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Bluffton Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

The Town of Bluffton, SC continues its participation in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” again this year! Mayor Sulka and the Town Council proclaimed the week during a meeting in which they presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with a proclamation.

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