Category Archives: Gullah/Geechee Events

City of Beaufort Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019

The City of Beaufort, SC proclaimed “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019.” The city council and Mayor Billy Keyserling presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with a proclamation.

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Glynn County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019

Glynn County, GA continues its participation in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” by being the first county in Georgia to proclaim the week for 2019. The Glynn County Council presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with a proclamation during their council meeting.

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World Oceans Day de Gullah/Geechee Way

The women in the Gullah/Geechee Nation have long appreciated the ocean and the other waterways as spiritual areas and recognize their sacredness. They have led numerous activities such as numerous libation ceremonies, the Gullah/Geechee Reunion and Worship by the Sea sponsored the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Committee of Northeast Florida held at the ocean over the past two decades. They continue to be active in the work of the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association and the work to #SaveOurOcean and #ProtectOurCoast along with a plethora of global partners. They stand as a true example that #TogetherWeCan face the numerous challenges that are plaguing and polluting our ocean.

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Saving the Sea and the Sea Islands

As World Oceans Day 2019 approaches, we pray that the tide of continued support against seismic gun testing and offshore drilling continues to rise higher and flood out this issue permanently.

#GullahGeechee #Culture4Climate #ProtectOurCoast #SaveOurOcean #StoptheDrill

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Hampton County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019

Hampton County Council in South Carolina was the first county of 2019 to proclaim “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week.” Tune in to Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV) coverage as they present the proclamation to Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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Freedom Celebrations een de #GullahGeechee Nation

Wheyeba freedum be, hunnuh gwine find de Gullah/Geechee! Cum celebrate wid we!

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Queen’s Chronicles: Tek Me ta de Wata

hunnuh chillun, tek a song een hunnuh haat and cum ta de Gullah/Geechee Nation shoreline wid me.

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#GullahGeechee Healin de Land and Hands Across the Sand

ueen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) has been traveling not only through multiple states, but across the globe on the “Healin de Land World Tour.” She completed the UNESCO International Water Conference in Paris, France and will next return to Korea for a UN conference. Between these journeys, she is stopping on her own shoreline of the Gullah/Geechee Nation for the annual “Hands Across the Sands” event.

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Ancestral Reburial Celebration in the #GullahGeechee Nation

The Gullah Society will host the Ancestral Reburial Celebration in Charleston, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation on Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th. This will be the conclusion of a series of events that have linked the Gullah/Geechees of the present to the 36 ancestors that will be reinterred in Charleston.

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Celebrating Black Bikers @GullahGeechee!

Since May is bike month, the folks in the Gullah/Geechee Nation decided to not only encourage riding bicycles, but to also celebrate bikes that are motorized and to honor the legacy of Black bikers. To that end, on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 3 to 6 pm, “Gullah/Geechee Bike & Beauty” will take place at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at the intersection fo Highway 21 / Sea Island Parkway and Dr. Martin Luther King Drive on St. Helena Island. For the first time in the history of this event, there will be a a “Best of Show” (with two categories) and “Best Beauty” contest for the lady riders. Admission is free, but for the contest there is a fee.

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