Monthly Archives: August, 2016

Gullah/Geechee Unity in the Community in SAV!

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Cum fa jayn we and bring de famlee fa “Gullah/Geechee Unity een de Communitee!”

Join us on the historic riverfront of Savannah, GA for a FREE weekend celebrating the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s history and heritage of this port city and the Coastal Empire!

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Charleston Continues de #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week Celebration

Queen Quet, Chieftess and Elder Carlie Towne, Minister of Information for the Gullah/Geechee Nation with Mayor Tecklenberg of Charleston, SC as he presents the "Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week Proclamation" during the "Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival."  www.gullahgeechee.info

The City of Charleston, SC is where “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” all began so it was extremely appropriate that this was the city that culminated the celebration. Mayor Tecklenberg and his wife Sandy were there for the libation ceremony and they participated in the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™.” De ancestas bin da shout fa disya week fa be a blessin! Tenki Tenki Chucktown fa de love and Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation!

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Hampton County Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week

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Hampton County, SC proclaimed its second “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”

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Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel Premieres at Moja Celebration

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The Gullah/Geechee Angel Network and Carlie Towne Productions in collaboration with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition will bring to the Moja Celebration stage the new dramatic presentation, “Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel: A Gullah/Geechee Story” on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Pointe Center at 4870 Piedmont Avenue in North Charleston, SC at 7 pm.

“Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel: A Gullah/Geechee Story” will take the audience on a journey through the Gullah/Geechee memories of the history of Emmanuel in Charleston, SC from the founding of Emanuel AME by Denmark Vesey and Gullah Jack to the tragic slaying of nine members of Emanuel AME in 2015.

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Literacy Celebration

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Queen Quet is a global literacy advocate that is standing with other world leaders in forwarding the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which includes Sustainable Development Goal 4 that aims to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”. So, to that end, she will host the“Gullah/Geechee Nation Literacy Celebration” which is part of the “Gullah/Geechee Living History Series” at the St. Helena Branch Library at 6355 Jonathan Francis Drive on historic St. Helena Island, SC on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from Noon to 6:30 pm.

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day and UNESCO is celebrating it under the banner “Reading the Past, Writing the Future”.

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Colleton County Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) proudly stands with Librarian Shiela Martina and the Colleton Memorial Library Family as she has for more than a decade.  She is thankful that Colleton County continues to support Gullah/Geechee education and "Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!"

Colleton County, SC continues its participation in celebration “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” for the second year.

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Georgetown County Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

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Georgetown County, SC continued its participation in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!” They presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with the proclamation during a county council meeting.

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Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2017

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Cum fa jayn we pun historic St. Helena Island, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation fa de 12th Annual “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™”

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Oyotunji African Village Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

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Alase Oba Adefunmi Adejuyigbe and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) came together at Oyotunji African Village in the Gullah/Geechee Nation for the proclamation of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2016!” Yeddi disya! Asé!

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Glynn County & Brunswick Proclaim Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

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Glynn County and the City of Brunswick, GA Proclaim Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week on the annual “Queen Quet Day” in Brunswick.

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