Category Archives: Gullah/Geechee Events

St. Helena OPPOSES Bay Point “Six Senses” Resort Destructionment

Gullah/Geechee people have been displaced by resort destructionment time and time again and they are now having to deal with increased erosion and climate change impacts due to these types of places. Bay Point is critical to the ecological balance of the Sea Islands including St. Helena Island. Tune in to hear how the community stood up in OPPOSITION to this proposal. An online petition has garnered support from around the world in OPPOSITION as well: http://chng.it/gcmmgqFq

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De Gullah/Geechee Gal’ree Premieres at the Penn Center Heritage Days Celebration

Jayn we at De Gullah/Geechee Gal’ree wid Queen Quet, Chieftess of de #GullahGeechee fa Heritage Days!

Queen Quet is back by popular demand to the Penn Center Heritage Days Celebration! On the Friday evening, November 8th, she will take supporters on a histo-musical journey into the cultural heritage @GullahGeechee!

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Stopping Destructionment on the SC Sea Islands in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Stop destructionment on St. Helena and Wadamalaw Islands in the Gullah/Geechee Nation! Stand up wid de #GullahGeechee!

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Historical Effects of Migration on Gullah/Geechee Cultural Continuation

ueen Quet, Chieftess, Elder Carlie Towne, Minister of Information, Dr. Najmah Thomas, and Dr. Jessica Berry of the Gullah/Geechee Nation opened the “Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Conference” with a session entitled “Historical Effects of Migration on Gullah/Geechee Cultural Continuation.”

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Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month Launches with Queen Quet Gullah/Geechee Legacy Library Ribbon Cutting

beginning of “Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Awareness Month.” The official launch celebration will be a Gullah/Geechee Dinner Dance at Scott’s Grand’s Destiny Café in North Charleston, SC.

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#ClimateAction 2019 @Gullah/Geechee

While the United Nations Climate Action Summit served to be a series of speeches which spoke of plans and not concrete outcomes of actions taken to combat climate change, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) joined the thousands of people around the world that stood firm on actual action steps.

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Queen Quet presents “The Reality of Being Gullah/Geechee” in the UK

Queen Quet is on the “Healin’ de Land World Tour” to raise funds and awareness for the Gullah/Geechee Nation. In this interactive histo-musical presentation in the UK, Queen Quet will bring to life ‘The Reality of Being Gullah/Geechee.’

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Queen Quet of the @GullahGeechee Nation Keynotes for Midwest Assets Conference

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will be the keynote speaker opening the Midwest Asset Building Conference in Detroit, MI on November 12, 2019. The biennial Midwest Asset Building Conference brings practitioners, policy advocates, and researchers together to strengthen our collective work to address the racial wealth divide and help families build prosperity in the Midwest. Details on the activities and registration for the two day event are available at https://www.midwestassetbuilding.org/schedule.

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Join the @GullahGeechee Famlee in Celebration of James Jamerson Day

If you love the he Motown Sound, you should definitely be celebrating James Jamerson Day. Legendary Motown Funk Brother James Jamerson is a native of Edisto Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. As a result, he is in the Gullah/Geechee Nation Hall of Fame. In order to continue honoring his legacy, the James Jamerson Bass Symposium will take place in Charleston, SC on Friday, September 20, 2019.

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Queen Quet of the #GullahGeechee to Speak for #ClimateAction Rally at CofC

The Climate Crisis Moment, a rally to change our future, features a host of speakers and environmental organizations to get you informed, motivated, and ready for action. Included in the list of speakers will be Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com). The rally coincides with the first day of the Global Climate Strike.

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