These three leaders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation will head to Minnesota to present at the University of Minnesota’s Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change at 11 am on Monday, May 8, 2017. The “Cultural Continuation and Sustainability on the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee” presentation is FREE and open to the public.
They will continue the fight for environmental equity by presenting at the National Adaptation Forum. Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation is one of the panelists for How to Start and Conduct a Tribal/Indigenous Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment which will be held in Meeting Room 4 at 2:50 pm on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.
Queen Quet, Elder Carlie Towne, and Representative Glenda Simmons-Jenkins will be joined by Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank members for De Wata Risin, but de Culcha Thrivin: Gullah/Geechee Cultural Collaboration Engagement Circle also to be held in Meeting Room 4 at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.