“The most important thing was that I had a purpose-to get my kin out of bondage by any means.”
• Harriet Tubman #UndergroundWGN
I sat this evening watching and listening, meditating and feeling. I had to hold the shouting for later as I sat in the clearing listening to Harriet Tubman.
This was not the first time that I listened to Harriet Tubman. I have heard her speak to my soul for decades through pages and on stages as I told her story and how it linked to my people in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This was a story never written in the pages…
Queen Quet, Chieftess and Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation joins Glenn Ellis this week to discuss some of the social, political, and economic issues that impact the future, following 400 years of survival among the Gullah/Geechee people.
Be sure to tune in, and tell someone who’s health you care about!
Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 9:00am (EST) on 900 WURD.
Streaming live at http://www.900amwurd.com.
The Gullah/Geechee Family of Beaufort County, SC will be shouting and giving thanks this coming Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 1 pm as the first “Gullah/Geechee Visitors Center” opens at 1908 Boundary Street in the City of Beaufort, SC. The new space will offer visitors to the area seeking information on Gullah/Geechee businesses, …
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Dr. Amir Jamal Toure are two Gullah/Geechee Nation leaders and scholars featured in the new documentary, “Exiled from History: America’s Maroons.” The Gullah/Geechee TV & Movie Club will host a screening of the film with the filmmakers and both scholars on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the fall.
Celebrate Gullah/Geechee Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency at the St. Helena Island Community Market’s
Tunis Campbell Day
Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 1 pm
Come celebrate the dedication of the new Gullah/Geechee Visitors Center 1908 Boundary Street at the intersection of Highway 21 and Ribaut Road in Beaufort, SC! Enjoy an afternoon of Gullah/Geechee sounds, scenes, and cuisine as we welcome folks to our coast!
E gwine be a time!
The “Gullah/Geechee TV & Movie Club” will begin on Thursday, March 23rd at 6 pm with Part 1 of the documentary, “Reconstruction: The Second Civil War.” Part 2 will be shown on April 27th. Both parts will be introduced by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) who appeared in and consulted for the documentary which aired on PBS when it was first released.
Disya de official ezine ob de Gullah/Geechee Nation!
WGN’s Underground, the Reconstruction Era National Monument, and the coming events of the Gullah/Geechee Nation are featured in this edition. Read online, download, and share. For the events, make sure that you are there!
Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi De Conch da blo!
The US National Park Service and local partners will host a community celebration marking the recent establishment of Reconstruction Era National Monument from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Saturday, March 18, 2017 at St. Helena Island’s Penn Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The story of marooned people is often only found amongst the descendants of those communities and in some manuscripts of those that have researched them for academic purposes. On the same night that WGN aired, “Underground” Season 2 which Queen Quet consulted for, DC TV premiered “Exiled from History: America’s Maroons.”