Monthly Archives: April, 2020
Making the Black Family Healthy and Wealthy on @GullahGeechee Riddim Radio
Felicia states, “I ‘educare’ women of color (and their families) in basic financial concepts, wherever I go. I touch on reducing the daily financial stress of families by learning about debt management, student loan reduction/counseling and legacy building.” Tune in as she and Queen Quet discuss strategies for island families to build their wealth and leave sustainable legacies.
Join Queen Quet of the @GullahGeechee for the Virtual Earth Optimism Summit
More than 100 global leaders will share successful conservation and sustainability strategies being deployed worldwide and discuss how to scale and mainstream these strategies to achieve transformative change. One of these global leaders is Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com). She will be part of the live broadcast on Friday, April 24, 2020 at Noon. The schedule for the entire day is located at https://earthoptimism.si.edu/calendar/2020-dc-summit/#Friday
Corona Chronicle 3-Gullah/Geechee Seeds of Survival
While at home on the family compounds, folks are learning more about their family histories and land legacies which I pray leads to them valuing the land, family, and community even more. They are learning what their elders went through to hold onto the land and the methods that they used to survive and make it through many other storms and hardships and how in the midst of all of them they could still sing, “Trouble don’t last always.”
Gullah/Geechee Safe and Healthy
Part of my blessing has been sitting on community committees with partners at MUSC-the Medical University of South Carolina. My first steps into that institution happened over two decades ago when I was asked to come and do a keynote address for mental health professionals. I was to assist them with cultural competency since they had to work in the Gullah/Geechee community. The Q & A that day was as life changing as my presentation for the APHA. The dialogue gave me insight into the vast differences that people of various cultures have regarding stability and how that balance is to be maintained. Some continually seek outside measures through pleasure, drugs-legal and illegal, thrill seeking or risk taking and others go seeking inside spiritually, but sometimes miss the mark and think that is also an external action. Thus, they walk into and out of churches, synagogues, mosques, and locations of spiritual rituals unchanged and off balanced. I was there to help the doctors to be more receptive to overstanding spirituality and the Gullah/Geechee community and how this helps with mental stability. It was about trust. Trust in GOD. Trust in spirit. Trust in who is delivering the message. Trust in their cultural legacy as it relates to who is bringing the message.
Corona Chronicle 2-Seeking Humanity by Queen Quet
by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “His purpose was to create in himself one new humanity out of the two, thus making peace…” • Ephesians 2:15 Peace, blessings, and good health have come to be my daily prayer not simply for me and my family, but the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the world. …