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De Gullah/Geechee International Story in Charleston From Reconstruction to Construction
I have walked along this area and sat along the harbor numerous times especially over the decade that we have held the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™” a short walk away at the Charleston Maritime Center. The center and the plot where the International African American Museum (IAAM) will go are just down the harbor from where we were standing recalling our past connection. I had no idea that the day would come when we would not just look into the past, but also look to the future together. However, that time has now come given that Brother Michael Moore is now the first president and CEO of IAAM (@IAAMuseum).
A Celebration of Self-Determination in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!
The 11th Annual “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™” (www.gullahgeechee.info) is themed “A Celebration of Self-Determination.” This culminating weekend of activities for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” will be held at various venues in the Charleston County area August 5-7, 2016.
Queen Quet Week: A Blessed Gullah/Geechee Journey
Congressman Clyburn inscribed my copy of his book “Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black” with “To Queen Quet: You are a blessing to me and many others! Thanks!” I did not read it when he signed it. I read it beneath an oak tree outside before I departed. I felt a shout coming on!
International African American Museum (IAAM): An Institution of Living Legacy
by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation For over 10 years, I have been blessed to embrace a powerful group of people in Charleston, SC as my ancestors also embraced me and held me even closer in that city than they ever had before. When I walked along the cobble stone street into …