On July 2, 2000, the Gullah/Geechee people came together from the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida to stand united at Sullivan’s Island, SC. On that day, they confirmed a one year long election of their first official “head pun de bodee” of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. They not only presented their declaration as a nation to the world before United Nations observers and on land owned by the United States federal government, they also enstooled their own leader. Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) has officially served as the elected Head-of-State, Spokesperson, and Queen Mother for the Gullah/Geechee Nation since that date.
De Gullah/Geechee Nation‘s leaders from the Wisdom Circle Council of Elders and Assembly of Representatives is calling on all native Gullah/Geechees to proudly share wear Gullah/Geechee gear and wave their flags today in celebration of a united Gullah/Geechee Nation!
The Gullah/Geechee Nation continues to stand on its human rights to self-determination. Tenki Tenki ta all hunnuh chillun round de world wha stand wid we! WEBE Gullah/Geechee Anointed People!