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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2022
From North Carolina’s Town of Leland down to Jacksonville, Florida, the coastal counties and numerous townships in the Gullah/Geechee Nation have proclaimed July 30-August 6, 2022 as “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week.” This marks the 10th anniversary of the Gullah/Geechee Nation wide celebration of authentic Gullah/Geechee culture. The week launches on historic St. Helena Island, SC at the St. Helena Park at Noon on Saturday, July 30th with “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day
Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2022
Jayn we fa de 2022 Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival een Bluffton, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation August 6th! http://www.GullahGeechee.info
Bluffton Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019
Tune in to Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV) as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) takes us on a journey to that historic site, the Garvin-Garvey House, and to the new Bluffton County Council Chambers as Bluffton proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019.
Bluffton Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!
The Town of Bluffton, SC continues its participation in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” again this year! Mayor Sulka and the Town Council proclaimed the week during a meeting in which they presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with a proclamation.
#BlackMusicMonth Bluffton’s Own Latrese Bush Lady of Love Songs
Gullah/Geechee Nation native, Latrese Bush of Bluffton, SC is truly the lady of love songs! Latrese is currently touring and wanted to give her fans a song for the summer which she released in the midst of Black Music Month. “Love I Can Sing About” is an outstanding addition to the line up of songs of love and upliftment that she released on her EP, “The Best.” Tuning in to her music truly keeps love in you heart and dancing in your feet.
Town of Bluffton Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!
Mayor Sulka of the Town of Bluffton in Beaufort County, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation presents Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with a proclamation for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2015.”
Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week Proclaimed in Bluffton, SC!
For the second year, the Town of Bluffton, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation has proclaimed “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week.” The week will take place July 28-August 3, 2014. It will culminate with the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ (www.gullahgeechee.info). Cum fa jayn we!
A Journey Through Gullah/Geechee Ourstory in Beaufort County, SC
Beaufort County, SC completed joined in the celebration of the history and heritage of the Gullah/Geechee Nation! All four incorporated townships-Beaufort, Port Royal, Bluffton, and Hilton Head Island-and the county council all presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with proclamations to show their support of continuing the heritage and culture of Gullah/Geechees. …
Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: A Journey Through Ourstory
by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Beaufort County, SC is the second oldest county in South Carolina. This county became what it is do to the blood, sweat, and tears of Gullah/Geechees that toiled in the Sea Island cotton, rice, and indigo fields of the Sea Islands that the county consist of …
Gullah/Geechee and Beaufort’s Comprehensive Plans
Gullah/Geechee Nation ♦ May 6, 2021 ♦ Leave a comment
Beaufort County and the Town of Bluffton in Beaufort County, SC are in the midst of receiving comments on their comprehensive plan drafts. It is critical that both are made aware of how critical it is to sustain and protect Gullah/Geechee sacred areas including burial grounds and family compounds. Sustaining these critical spaces not only assist with the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture, but also with the sustainability of the land that Gullah/Geechee families live on and feed themselves from. So, please take the time to join the supporters of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and members of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition by insuring that you get comments to this effect into Beaufort County by Friday, May 7, 2021 via http://www.EnvisionBeaufortCounty.com.
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