Category Archives: Carolina Gold Rice

Travel Channel Road Trip to the Gullah/Geechee Nation

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Channel Channel hosted a “Southern Road Trip” with the Potash Twins. This journey brought them through the Gullah/Geechee Nation. During the journey, they got to connect with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) at the Gullah/Geechee owned “Hannibal’s” restaurant in Charleston, SC.

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The Middle Passage, Gullah/Geechee, and SAV

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) leads the libation ceremony in honor of the Gullah/Geechee ancestors that built coastal Georgia and were sold at River Street in Savannah, GA where the ceremony took place.

Enslavement advertisements in Savannah marketed the “Black gold/Black cargo” to insure people were aware of the “superior attributes of African slaves from Gambia, Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast, Angola, and New Calabar.” The “slave trade” on River Street in Savannah began as “intercolonial domestic trade” with enslaved Africans being brought from South Carolina to be sold into bondage or to be rented out to clear the land that would become Carolina gold rice and Sea Island cotton fields as well as to be built up to become the city of Savannah.

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Pender County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week

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Pender County, NC has joined in with the rest of the counties of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to proclaim its first “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”

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Holdin Pun Gullah/Geechee Land-Heirs Property Uniform Partition Act

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This broadcast has opened the eyes of people around the world to the continued destructionment going on throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation which all began with the first gated area on Hilton Head Island and how that has now literally cleared the way to some natives of that island and their family members participating in the exploitation of their own people.

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Gullah/Geechee Foodways and Heritage Days

Michael W. Twitty

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Afroculinary Specialist, Michael W. Twitty (www.afroculinary.com) had a dialogue about the revolutionary nature of maintaining a cultural culinary legacy and how this relates to the roots of Gullah/Geechee culture.

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Georgetown County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Queen Quet in Georgetown, SC

Georgetown County, SC proclaimed its second “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”

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Gullah/Geechee Journey to Sandy Island with Queen Quet

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Sandy Island, SC consist of 9000 acres of land on which one can see 4 different Sea Island habitats.  Due to the vision of Mr. Washington who was a driver on the Carolina Gold rice plantations there, the Gullah/Geechees that descend from the island own approximately 250 acres of this property to this day.  The …

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Georgetown Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Queen Quet & Chairman Johnny Morant

Georgetown County, SC presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with a proclamation for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” which will be held county wide July 28-August 3, 2014.  The week will be culminated with the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2014” (www.gullahgeechee.info) which was founded by Queen Quet and Kwame Sha …

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Haint Blu, Rice, and Skateboards: Savannah Gullah/Geechee Culture

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“Haint Blue, Rice, and Skateboards: Savannah Gullah/Geechee Culture” Sunday, May 18, 2014 3 pm – 5 pm FREE Beach Institute 502 E. Harris Street Savannah, GA 31401 “Jine we fa Lecture by Doctuh A. Jamal Touré with Bubba, Mista Chinchi, and the African Spirit.”

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Gullah/Geechee: A Timeless Legacy by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet Presents "Gullah/Geechee: A Timeless Legacy"

  Tune in to the Gullah/Geechee TV (www.gullahgeechee.tv) coverage of the launch of the “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour.”  Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) presented “Gullah/Geechee: A Timeless Legacy” at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC.   This presentation was followed by a Q & A in which Queen Quet was …

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