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St. Helena OPPOSES Bay Point “Six Senses” Resort Destructionment

Gullah/Geechee people have been displaced by resort destructionment time and time again and they are now having to deal with increased erosion and climate change impacts due to these types of places. Bay Point is critical to the ecological balance of the Sea Islands including St. Helena Island. Tune in to hear how the community stood up in OPPOSITION to this proposal. An online petition has garnered support from around the world in OPPOSITION as well: http://chng.it/gcmmgqFq

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Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee at Maroon Cultural Day featured by Audubon

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is an alumni of Toyota TogetherGreen with Audubon.  She participated in the second annual Maroon Cultural Day at Beilder Forest along with members of the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association.   During the celebration, she was asked to discuss her work with Gullah/Geechee SEA & ME which is an environmental engagement and sustainability program that she continues to lead at the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition and which is supported by the Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank. 

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Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio focuses on “African Americans and the Gullah/Geechee Environment”

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is the hostess of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coaition.  Tune in on Monday, September 10th at 7 pm or after that date, you can listen to the archived version of the show at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2012/09/10/african-americans-and-the-gullahgeechee-environment On this edition, she will be joined by …

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Yeddi bout de Gullah/Geechee Nation & Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day pun GGTV!

E time fa TV fa we-Gullah/Geechee TV! Yeddi Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™ (AMP™) as they are interviewed by Tammy Mccottry-Brown of “The Tammy Show.” The three discuss the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week, and the coming “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day.” For photos from the event go to: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.3623199344774.2133922.1417694558&type=3 Take a look at what took …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Keynotes for the Chicago URBAANE Conference

Urban Resolutions Bridging African Americans to Natural Environments Presented by: Fuller Park Community Development At Chicago State University September 14, 2012 9501 S. King Drive 8:00am—5:00pm 2012 theme: “SUFFERING IN SILENCE: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS & FOOD SECURITY IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE” Keynote by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation The mission of the Fuller Park Community Development …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Keynotes for “Keeping It Wild” in Lithonia, GA

Queen Quet “Keeping It Wild” in Lithonia, GA!!! Join Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition as she provides a keynote address for “Keeping It Wild” in Lithonia, GA September 22, 2012. Queen Quet is the founder of the advocacy organization for the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture, …

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Gullah/Geechee SEA & ME: Truly a Cultural Journey

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “De wata bring we an de wata gwine tek we bak.” De wata may tro bak de chillun ef e ain kno how fa ack! De chillun na de lun de lil one wha fa do So, ef hunnuh wan um fa kno, den why don’t …

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Queen Quet Invites you to be a part of “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Days!”

Toyota & Audubon recently selected Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) for a “TogetherGreen Fellowship.”   Queen Quet is launching the first series of public events for her project entitled, “Gullah/Geechee SEA & ME” in which SEA stands for “saving environmental actions” and ME stands for “marine environment.”  Queen Quet will personally host …

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Audubon & Toyota Select Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation for TogetherGreen

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Chosen as Audubon Toyota TogetherGreen Fellow! Audubon & Toyota announced their 2012 TogetherGreen Fellows and on that list is St. Helena Island native and Chieftess and Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Queen Quet. Queen Quet has been an environmental champion for what has been called the “Gullah/Geechee coast” for …

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