Category Archives: Carolina Gold Rice

Gullah/Geechee Foodways and Heritage Days

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!

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

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Gullah/Geechee Journey to Sandy Island with Queen Quet

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!

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

“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

  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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Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2014: Reunion, Reconstruction & Revival!

Jayn we fa “Gullah/Geechee Reunion, Reconstruction & Revival!” een Charleston & Myrtle Beach, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation! August 1-3, 2014   Download and share the GGNIMMF 2014 Poster! The Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ is the national festival of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This event moves to different parts of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and …

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A Sea of Gullah/Geechee Culture Flows for Gullah/Geechee Heritage Awareness Month

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Just as we prepare to engage in sacred ceremonies to culminate the inaugural Middle Passage Month which was declared as September in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, we flow into World Tourism Day.   In support of the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, World Tourism Day (WTD) which is …

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De Gullah/Geechee Storee pun Jehosee

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Disya islandt menee ain gwine see. Bout e nyam manee ain gwine yeddi. E one de place a Carolina Gold een Sous Cackalackee. Disya whey we bin tek disya Gullah/Geechee journee… Jehosee island is a historic Carolina Gold rice plantation where between 700 and 1000 Gullah/Geechees …

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