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Zooming in on Merkin Legacy & Trinidadian Reforestry

Tune in to Zooming in on Sustainability as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation discusses the cultural legacy and history of the Merkins in Trinidad with Sistah Akilah Jaramogi. Sister Jaramogi is the co-founder of Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation in Trinidad. Tune in to learn about the SCIPL Global Tree Project collaboration with the Gullah/Geechee Nation to enhance global reforestry.

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Git Rooted Wit We @GullahGeechee! Support Global Reforestry! Part 2

Those of us at South Carolina Interfaith Power & Light seek to bring the type of peace that I felt at Fondes Amandes to others throughout our home state and around the world. We know that trees improve the health of those in close proximity to them. Trees not only cool down the areas which is becoming even more appreciated as deathly heat waves continue to happen in different parts of the world, trees also remove pollutants from the air. Scientists have also concluded that trees reduce depression and stress and increase lifespans. I know that my life force was increased by the journey to higher heights with my Merikin Famlee in Trinidad and I pray that the trees that were planted will speak to the souls of future generations that sit beneath their shade and share our cultural heritage traditions and connections as we did during that journey. Juss likka de tree, we rooted een who webe!

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Gullah Wars 2021: Saving the Site of the Stono Rebellion

there is an attempt to annex which is usually a tactic used along the coast when folks seek to upzone and bring in massive destructionment projects. If the annexation and upzoning were to pass, more than 3,000 homes could be built on the headwaters of Rantowles Creek—which flows into the Stono River which is the location for which the Stono Rebellion is named. Currenty, there are fewer than 300 homes are allowed there.  In order to keep this overbuilding from happening in this environmentally sensitive and historic areas, we must be like Cato and the Angolan men. We have to work and march together for liberty! We need to take a stand to protect the land!

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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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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 Leaders Shown as “Strong Inspirations”

Tune in to “Strong Inspirations” as Anthony Brogdon discusses the Black History of Savannah, GA with Dr. Amir Jamal Toure of Dayclean (www.DaycleanSoul.com) and he interviews Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) about the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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Dr. Amir Jamal Toure and Queen Quet of de Gullah/Geechee Nation pun “Run Tell Dat”

“RUN TELL THAT” Sponsored by Berry Gifted at 6 pm Every Wednesday On the All Things Relevant Media FB Page and atrblackmedianetwork YouTube Channel invites you to GET READY FOR THE HISTORIC TRUTH – 60 plus years of Gullah/Geechee Activism-The Queen and the African Spirit. SPECIAL PT. 1 March 10th and SPECIAL PT. 2 March 17th (Maybe a PT. 3)

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“So Please Understand” focuses on the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Episode 7: Learning About The Gullah/Geechee Nation of Holly Noon’s show, “So Please Understand” is an engaging dialogue between the hostess and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com).

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