Category Archives: Black Seminoles
Gullah Wars 2021: Saving the Site of the Stono Rebellion
there is an attempt to annex which is usually a tactic used along the coast when folks seek to upzone and bring in massive destructionment projects. If the annexation and upzoning were to pass, more than 3,000 homes could be built on the headwaters of Rantowles Creek—which flows into the Stono River which is the location for which the Stono Rebellion is named. Currenty, there are fewer than 300 homes are allowed there. In order to keep this overbuilding from happening in this environmentally sensitive and historic areas, we must be like Cato and the Angolan men. We have to work and march together for liberty! We need to take a stand to protect the land!
Zooming in on the Fight for Indigenous Rights
Tune in to the 34th episode of “Zooming in on Sustainability” as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) discusses the fight for indigenous rights with Paulette Blanchard. These ladies are part of the Rising Voices that have shared in the movement to protect and continue indigenous cultural heritage and protect the environment through it.
Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Conferences 2018
These conferences are wonderful opportunities to engage in interactive activities and dialogues with people that live the Gullah/Geechee culture and learn first hand how they continue to keep their cultural heritage alive. You can also learn how you can be an active part of assisting in that process. The Gullah/Geechees encourage hunnuh fa jayn we fa yeddi who webe frum we!
Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Appears in “Exiled from History: America’s Maroons”
The story of marooned people is often only found amongst the descendants of those communities and in some manuscripts of those that have researched them for academic purposes. On the same night that WGN aired, “Underground” Season 2 which Queen Quet consulted for, DC TV premiered “Exiled from History: America’s Maroons.”
De Conch 2015 Golden Edition
De Conch is the international ezine of De Gullah/Geechee Nation. This publication was started by the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition. This year end edition celebrates the work the Coalition has done for 19 years. Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi De Conch da blo!
Seminole Days 2015 on Gullah/Geechee TV
Tune in as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) returns to the annual “Seminole Days” in Texas and delivers a historic message to the Gullah/Geechee Seminole Muscogo Diaspora Family.
Seminole Days and Gullah/Geechee Ways
I said a prayer of healing for all of the Gullah/Geechee Diaspora and I continued the journey into the smiles and the embraces and into a process of reconnection. I gave thanks for all the elders that were present and all the youth that were now actively taking part in Seminole Days and had helped the elders to curate the museum and to market this annual reunion. I gave thanks for being able to again make this journey and to reconnect the entire Gullah/Geechee Seminole Diaspora.