Category Archives: Gullah/Geechee Land Ownership & Rights

Gullah/Geechee Heirs Property and the USDA

Although, Queen Quet and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.GullahGeechee.net) supported the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act in order to assist Gullah/Geechee and African American families with an equitable way to deal with retaining land when some family members want to sell and the introduction of heirs property into the US Farm Bill was linked to the movement of this act, Gullah/Geechees are concerned about the USDA’s current plans regarding heirs property.

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Queen’s Chronicle: Gullah/Geechee Bajan Journey-Circle Unbroken

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) A 349 year journey culminated in a massive homecoming! Tenk GAWD fa we Bajan Famlee! Thousands of people tuned in online via Facebook and Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV) to view my first steps onto the island of Barbados which were dance steps: Mudda Sally gladdee mi bin …

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Gullah/Geechee Panel Featured @ASALH

@ASALH is very pleased to feature this panel chaired by none other than Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition, “Historical Effects of Migration on Gullah/Geechee Cultural Continuation.” Are you ready for #Charleston #ASALH2019 yet? Register today! https://asalh.org/conference/

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Cum jayn Queen Quet at Sustain Fest at CofC @GullahGeechee

Join us as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Germaine Jenkins of Future Farms keynote at the College of Charleston for the Sustain Fest!

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Rally in the Gullah/Geechee Nation to Stop Seismic Gun Testing & Offshore Drilling

Join us at the Yacht Club at the Fish House at Charleston Harbor Resort as we celebrate the powerful momentum South Carolinians have built in 2019 against dirty and dangerous offshore drilling activities off our coast and learn how you can get involved in the fight to #ProtectOurCoast.

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Queen’s Chronicle: Healin #GullahGeechee Land & Holdin pun de Culcha

Holdin pun de culcha happens pun de land. If we are taking a stand for land in order to keep Gullah/Geechee cultural heritage alive on it, it requires a significant intellectual, spiritual, and financial investment. So, as much as “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day” is a fun raiser it is also a fundraiser. We call on all those celebrating “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” that truly appreciate the work that is on-going that allows us to still live on our coast and to keep our culture alive here to contribute to the “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy Fund”

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Williamsburg County Proclaims Its 1st Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

The African ancestors of the Gullah/Geechee of the Pee Dee like Cato and Gullah Jack were warriors that fought back and it is a blessing to find folks still in Williamsburg County fighting to hold onto land and to our cultural heritage. The pride showed as the entire county council stood up together to take the photo with me as they proclaimed the first “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” in their county.

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Jasper County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019

Jasper County, SC has proclaimed “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019!” This year, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will actually present in that county on August 1, 2019 at 5 pm at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage.

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Bluffton Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019

Tune in to Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV) as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) takes us on a journey to that historic site, the Garvin-Garvey House, and to the new Bluffton County Council Chambers as Bluffton proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019.

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Tenk GAWD fa de #GullahGeechee! De Gullah/Geechee Nation Celebrates E 19th Anniversary!

On July 2, 2000, the Gullah/Geechee people came together from the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida to stand united at Sullivan’s Island, SC. On that day, they confirmed a one year long election of their first official “head pun de bodee” of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. They not only presented their declaration as a nation to the world before United Nations observers and on land owned by the United States federal government, they also enstooled their own leader.

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