Yeddi We-NPR Focuses on the Gullah/Geechee and Rising Sea
As the United Nations Council of Parties gathered to discuss climate change and to strategize on how to address this. Grassroots activists and NGO leaders pushed for action and not just words from all parts of the globe. They want to insure that indigenous people and communities that are the once most negatively impacted by this anthropogenic crisis do not have their cultures further eroded by natural disasters nor plans made by political actors that do not have to live through what they have endured already. National Public Radio reporters heard the waves of the rising seas on the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and came to hear the people’s voices that are rising even higher than those sea levels. Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) who presented for UN COP26 calls on you to tune in and yeddi we.
Climate Change is Having an Adverse Effect on the South Carolina Lowcountry: https://www.npr.org/2021/11/01/1051036131/climate-change-is-having-an-adverse-effect-on-south-carolinas-low-country?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR0kcoXgRB_0sjeRBbrdtY7z-UpzE2CvjCQNG7MOsbh-ShbXX84N62lvDMg
For Gullah/Geechee People on the SC Coast, Climate Change is Already a Threat
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