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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.”
De Gullah/Geechee pun St. Helena Island via SaintHelenaGullahGeechee.com
“Disya da St. Helena” gwine bring hunnuh chillun riycha fa see who webe pun historic St. Helena Island, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation. It is truly a blessing to be able to assist people with a virtual visit through ourstory of historic St. Helena Island, South Carolina where I was homegrown in my Gullah/Geechee culture. • Queen Quet
Healin We @GullahGeechee from Roots to Rest
These women all held my hands in theirs and transferred energy that protected, healed, and uplifted simultaneously. Each of these hands had pronounced veins that seemed to mimic the roots of the herbs that they had gathered from beneath the well rooted trees in the wilderness of the islands along mountainsides. I reflected on our flat land of the Lowcountry and the journey into the woods and around the yards with my mother whose hands are like theirs and can touch that which can nourish you in a way that is unforgettable and sustaining.
GAWD dun smile pun disya ooman! Tenk GAWD fa de healin e bring!
Celebrate the Gullah/Geechee Living Legacy on Historic St. Helena Island, SC at the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival
“Fa We Ancestas” is the theme of the 2017 “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™.” This festival began on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation in 2005 and has since traveled to numerous cities of the Gullah/Geechee Nation as well as to the Bahamas. This year’s return to St. Helena Island will be a celebration of the rich living culture of the island and Beaufort County.
The three day celebration August 4-6, 2017 will educate the supporters through a series of cultural heritage activities.
Gullah/Geechee Events een De Conch Spring 2017 Edition
De Conch is the official ezine of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Make sure to read, download, and share. Most of all, we look forward to seeing you here! This edition features the spring and summer events in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!
Pray-z in the Park at St. Helena Island Community Market
We hope to #SeeYouOnTheGreen for the first Market Day of the month this Saturday, May 6th. We are celebrating Military Appreciation Month as well as Pray-Z-in-the-Park on the center stage. And since it was such a big hit last month, there will be jump rope/double-dutch, hula-hoop, and community chess available all-day at the Market!
Celebrate Gullah/Geechee Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency on St. Helena Island
Celebrate Gullah/Geechee Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency at the St. Helena Island Community Market’s
Tunis Campbell Day
Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2015-Gwine tru de Coast fa Keep de Culcha!
Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2015 will be celebrated throughout the South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida portions of the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s coast July 25-August 2, 2015. Queen Quet states, “We gwine tru de coast fa keep de culcha!” The week will be a journey into the living traditions of native Gullah/Geechees as those that want to learn about this unique indigenous national linguistic and ethnic minority take Gullah/Geechee owned and operated tours to Gullah/Geechee businesses and historic sites .Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy the events that are highlights of this nine days of activities which will honor the lives and legacies of the Emanuel 9.
Living Cooperative Economics-UJAMAA een de Gullah/Geechee Nation!
UJAMAA is the Nguzo Saba principle of Kwanzaa which means “cooperative economics.” Collectively coming together to share in the production and transfer of wealth is critical to the sustainability of any community or nation. Therefore, this is a topic of vital interest to the Gullah/Geechee Nation which has managed to sustain itself in spite of …