Author Archive: Gullah/Geechee Nation

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

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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.”

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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.

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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. …

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Corona Chronicle 1 by Queen Quet

As everyone that has encountered me is well aware of, I greet people with “Peace.” In the midst of the global panic due to the pandemic, I have watched that word evolve in my existence and surround me and keep me within that peace. Yes, “Peace be still.” I continue to speak and live that statement unlike those that I see encroaching on the peace of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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Gullah/Geechee GOD’s Elect

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) was invited to Haven-Sheffield United Methodist Church in Brunswick, GA to celebrate the history and legacy of being Gullah/Geechee. She delivered the message “Gullah/Geechee: GOD’s Elect.”

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CORONAVIRUS Fa Tru Message from the @GullahGeechee Nation

ORONAVIRUS Fa Tru Message from the @GullahGeechee Nation

Fact not Fiction
Accuracy not Assumption

Take time
Rest
Understand

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Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition Among International Climate Heritage Network Members

45 new Climate Heritage Network members reflect diversity and include national, regional and local government bodies; cultural institutions and indigenous peoples’ organisations, as well as NGOs, universities, businesses and artists. The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition is proud to be the indigenous organization representing the Gullah/Geechee Nation in the CHN. 

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Khetnu Nefer Makin #GullahGeechee #BlackHerstory!

I up een ya shoutin bout wha Khetnu dun do!  De gal got e oin’t book outcha fa dem churn hep heal e sef.  I took the time to read Khetnu’s new book, “28 Days to A Soulful Life” as one of my Black History Month titles.  I decided to couple her book with my own book, “Preparing for Purpose Filled Prosperity,” and to read them day and night with meditation sessions in between.  I would encourage you to do the same and see if your energy isn’t boosted so that you can get a shout on too and then set out to do the best in all that you do.

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Gullah/Geechee Gwine On! Don’t Miss #GullahGeechee2020 March Events!

Mek sho fa jayn de Gullah/Geechee Famlee een March! #GullahGeechee2020

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