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Celebrate Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week on Edisto Island, SC!

Enjoy a Gullah/Geechee histo-musical presentation by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Book signing by Greg Estevez, author of the book, “Edisto Island: The African-American Journey”.  Purchase Gullah/Geechee books, art, and items while enjoying the evening with some of Edisto Island’s experts in the Gullah/Geechee culture. 

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Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day Celebrates Gullah/Geechee Land & Living Legacy

Nation Appreciation Week which is happening July 31st-August 8, 2021.   The celebration is happening under the theme “Celebrating Gullah/Geechee Land & Living Legacy” and will begin on historic St. Helena Island, SC on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Noon at the Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Park on Sea Island Parkway at Dr. Martin Luther King Drive with “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day.”

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Hunnuh mus tek cyare de root fa heal de tree: Gullah/Geechee Resiliency

25 years ago in a vision my ancestors said to me, “Hunnuh mus tek cyare de root fa heal de tree.” That became not only the slogan for the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition which GOD directed me to be the founder of, this also became my daily mission. • Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2021

De Gullah/Geechee Nation is celebrating its 21st year. July 2, 2021 marked the 21st anniversary of the enstoolment of Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and the day of the declaration of the Gullah/Geechee Nation as another nation of the world. The 21st anniversary celebration will continue throughout the month with the major events being held during “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week.”

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Let’s Talk to Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

ith Carolyn Murray features a historic dialogue with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) who just celebrated her 21st year as the Queen Mother and Head pun de Bodee of de Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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Gullah/Geechee Join Major Action Against DOE’s Plutonium Pit Plans

Since 2019, advocacy groups have called on the U.S. government to fully examine the environmental, health and safety impacts of its plan to more than quadruple the production of plutonium pits, which are the triggers of nuclear bombs, in New Mexico and here in South Carolina. The government, however, has refused to consider the far-reaching impacts of this significant expansion of our nuclear weapon stockpile. On Tuesday at noon, the  South Carolina Environmental Law Project launched a legal challenge on behalf of these groups to demand that the government take a “hard look” at this plan, as required by the National Environmental Policy Act.

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Seed is Power! Jayn de @GullahGeechee fa de Global Seed Rally!

Seed is under attack. A small handful of the largest seed and agrochemical corporations in the world are working to strip farmers of their right to grow, save, sell, and exchange seed. Why? Because local, indigenous seeds are a threat to their monopolistic control of our global food systems. But across the continent, groups are fighting to reclaim the power of seed — to keep seed in the hands of the MANY, not the FEW. Next Saturday, June 26, we will have the opportunity to hear directly from those on the frontlines of this fight including Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com).

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Managed Retreat? Resilience, Relocation and Climate Justice Keynote by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

This virtual conference will address a range of scientific, social, policy and governance issues around managed retreat, also known as strategic realignment and planned relocation. A major emphasis will be on issues of environmental justice, in recognition that the people most impacted by decisions around retreat have a key role in these conversations. Therefore, they called on Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and a member of the Climigration Network and the Higher Ground Council of the Anthropocene Alliance to keynote for the event.

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History of Environmental Racism & the Environmental Justice Movement Panel

Learn about the history of environmental racism in the United States and how the Environmental Justice Movement was born from Dr. Robert Bullard, often described as the father of environmental justice!

Dr. Bullard will give a presentation and then join our expert panel that includes Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) for a discussion moderated by Rev. Michael Malcom. We will take live audience question throughout the panel.

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De Conch Summer 2021 Edition

If you want to know what events are coming up this summer in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, make sure to take time to read and download De Conch. Disya da de ezine fa de Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition. Ef bout we hunnuh waan kno, den yeddi de conch da blo.

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