Tag Archives: African traditions

Kwanzaa and Gullah/Geechee Culture

Annually, Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio host an on-air celebration of Kwanzaa.  Past episodes have been shared by thousands of people around the world and can be found at https://gullahgeecheenation.com/tag/kwanzaa/ along with details of each of the principles that make up the Nguzo Saba. Some Gullah/Geechees celebrate the harvest celebration of Africa which is “kwanza” as well as the …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation on Men of Respect-MOR Radio

Tune in as Strong Wind and Roc welcome Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) to Men of Respect (MOR Radio).  The three have an engaging dialogue about the Gullah/Geechee Nation and “De Wata Bring We: An Afternoon of Gullah/Geechee at Adriala Gallery” (https://gullahgeecheenation.com/2014/07/03/de-wata-bring-we-an-afternoon-of-gullahgeechee-at-adriala-gallery/). Tune in to this journey of healing brought on by the …

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Bringing Gullah/Geechee to NYC: Award Winning Artists Queen Quet & Brian Strong Wind Williams

Two award winning artists with Carolina roots will come together on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Brooklyn for “De Wata Bring We: An Afternoon of Gullah/Geechee at Adriala Gallery.” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation returns to New York City by popular demand as she makes this her second stop in the northeast on the “Gullah/ …

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De Wata Bring We: Gullah/Geechee Gwine NYC

Tune in as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet,com) and Brian “Strong Wind” Williams discuss the upcoming fundraiser and Gullah/Geechee Diasporic healing event, “De Wata Bring We: An Afternoon of Gullah/Geechee at Adriala Gallery” on Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio.  The event will take place on Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Brooklyn. Yeddi wha gwine …

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Beaufort County Council Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2014!

  Beaufort County Council in South Carolina proclaimed Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week for the 2nd year in a row.  Throughout the week a number of activities will be held throughout the county.  The week of celebration will culminate with the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™“.  Tenki tenki ta Beaufort County fa disya! Follow …

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Oyotunji African Village Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Alase Oba Adefunmi Adejuyigbe of Oyotunji Village (www.oyotunji.org) presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with the first proclamation ever issued from Oyotunji. The King proclaimed “July 28-August 3 “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” for 2014 and every year. Adupe Oba!   Cum fa jayn de entire famlee fa close out de week at …

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De Wata Bring We: An Afternoon of Gullah/Geechee at Adriala Gallery

Cum fa Jayn  Queen Quet  Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation in Brooklyn, NY for a histo-musical presentation of the Gullah/Geechee story at the Adriala Gallery. Queen Quet will also do a book, CD, and DVD signing after her presentation linking the Photohealing Art of Brian “Strong Wind” Williams to the journey of the African ancestors …

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Umar Bin Hassan of “The Last Poets” Closes Black Music Month on Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio

Umar Bin Hassan of the legendary “Last Poets” was the featured guest for the final broadcast of “Black Music Month 2014” on “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio.”  He got to discuss his coming return to the Gullah/Geechee Nation with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) as well as his family connections to the nation.   …

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Nia! Purpose, Protocols and Responsibility of the Gullah/Geechee & African Diasporic Community

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) was joined in a historic discussion with Elder Carlie Towne, Minister of Information for the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Alase Oba Adefunmi Adejuyigbe of Oyotunji African Village, Kemetic Priest Kwame Sha, and Chief Nii Arde Anun 1 who is Noa-Mantse of Kokrobite, Lungba, and Touba in Ghana, West Africa …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: Founders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Fest

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™(AMP™) (www.ampturnitup.com) sent out a drum call to bring in people from throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.gullahgeecheenation.com), around the United States, and from across the world to celebrate “Emancipation een de Gullah/Geechee Nation.”  This was the theme of the “Gullah/Geechee Nation …

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