Monthly Archives: August, 2016
Queen’s Chronicles: #GullahGeechee Golden Isles
No doubt it is difficult for those that go to a monument such as the truly artistic one that makes people aware of The Wanderer which was the last documented enslavement vessel to arrive on North American soil to leave that location on Jekyll Island and make the connection to the thousands of Gullah/Geechees that live in neighboring areas such as St. Simon’s Island and Brunswick, GA. However, these are the nuggets of the Golden Isles that hold the stories of self-determination of our ancestors and many of their descendants are those that have resisted allowing their stories to be forgotten.
Liberty County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) received the 2nd Annual Liberty County, GA “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week Proclamation” during their county commissioners’ meeting. Liberty County is now also #GullahGeechee proud! Tune een fa yeddi de Liberty County Gullah/Geechee storee!
#GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation is the Talk of the Town
As Hilton Head Island begins the celebration of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week,” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) was featured on WHHI’s “Talk of the Town” to discuss “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” and how it is celebrated Beaufort countywide.
The City of Beaufort Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!
The City of Beaufort has been a part of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” for the past four years. Tenki GAWD Beautiful Beaufort by de Sea da shout right wid de Gullah/Geechee!
Cum Jayn We fa #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™ (AMP™) (www.AMPTurnItUp.com) are Co-Founders of the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™.” They took the time to get to the airwaves of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” to discuss the coming festival and “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” and how the theme “A Celebration of Self-Determination” will be brought to life.
Queen’s Chronicle: #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation
Disya da de chillun wha da shout wid we fa disya “Celebration of Self-Determination” which is the theme for this year’s “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week.” When the Gullah/Geechees stood together on Sullivan’s Island to tell people that we stand on our human right to self-determination, this brought about a critical shift in the way the world started to see us. In fact, it started to cause the world to actually see us.