Monthly Archives: December, 2020
Queen Quet and @GullahGeechee 2020 Headlines
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.GullahGeechee.net) celebrated 20 years as the Head of State, Queen Mother, and spokesperson for Gullah/Geechees during 2020. In spite of the pandemic, she continued to lead the nation and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition in insuring the protection of the rights of her people. As a result, numerous news outlets captured the successful engagements that took place.
@GullahGeechee Love Under the Christmas Tree
Thousands of people have and continue to seek out Gullah/Geechee spirituality not realizing it is not a tangible object for one to see. Just as writing of the smell of pluff mud and salinity in our air would never fully convey the experience that titillates the senses, the spirituality of those living Gullah/Geechee traditions has to be lived and felt. There is no greater time than Christmas to see it in action.
De Conch #GullahGeechee2020 Recap Edition
Re-igniting the Movement: Honoring US Majority Whip James E. Clyburn
The Gullah/Geechee Nation will be celebrating with Congressman Clyburn as The International Civil Rights Center & Museum will honor him for his work in civil rights and on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. We invite you to also obtain your ticket to be a part of this historic gala. Go to https://www.sitinmovement.org/2021-gala Be a part of Re-Ignite the Movement!
Gullah/Geechee Battling Destructioneers for Bay Point near Historic St. Helena Island
The Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association is challenging a developer’s latest efforts to build a luxury resort on Bay Point Island, a culturally and biologically rich barrier island at the mouth of Port Royal Sound. The Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association filed a motion to intervene in Bay Point Island, LLC’s (BPI) appeal of the Beaufort County Zoning Board of Appeals decision …
James Island, SC @GullahGeechee Resolves to Take #ClimateAction!
Due to the efforts of Climate Reality of Charleston tonight, December 17, 2020, the James Island Town Council in Charleston County, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation unanimously voted in favor of taking #climateaction!
De Gullah/Geechee Famlee Holy Days Virtual Party
Tune een ta de 28th episode of “Zooming in on Sustainability” and join Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and de Gullah/Geechee Famlee fa e Holy Days Celebration. Cum fa celebrate wid we. Wednesday, December 16th at shree
De Gullah/Geechee pun St. Helena Island via SaintHelenaGullahGeechee.com
“Disya da St. Helena” gwine bring hunnuh chillun riycha fa see who webe pun historic St. Helena Island, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation. It is truly a blessing to be able to assist people with a virtual visit through ourstory of historic St. Helena Island, South Carolina where I was homegrown in my Gullah/Geechee culture. • Queen Quet
Digging Out the Community: Sand Mining in South Carolina
Sand mining has become a major issue on many of the Sea Islands in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and in mainland communities of South Carolina. In order to further educate the public at this topic and the current battle to stop mining from taking place in Daufuskie Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League is hosting a panel discussion on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:30 am.
Zooming in on the Gullah/Geechee Story of St. Helena Island, SC
Tune in for the 27th episode of Zooming in on Sustainability” featuring University of Minnesota professors, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Dr. Kate Derickson. They unveil the St. Helena Island story map that the students in the “WEBE Gullah/Geechee” course created. Cum fa tek disya historic journee ta an Islandt wha trulee authentically Gullah/Geechee Wednesday, December 9th at shree.