Tag Archives: Carolina Gold Rice
Stopping the Sand Mining @GullahGeechee
The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition is calling on supporters worldwide to sign the petition to STOP the King Tract Sand Mine in Awendaw, SC. We MUST have the signatures in by Wednesday, February 17, 2021 before the Town of Awendaw closes public comments on this matter. Please sign and share the petition TODAY: http://chng.it/YHvSqFZWk8
Zooming in on de Gullah/Geechee African Culinary Legacy
Tune in for the 16th episode of Zooming in on Sustainability” in celebration of National Rice Month featuring Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) in a dialogue with culinary expert, Michael Twitty. Michael Twitty of Afroculinaria is the author of “The Cooking Gene.” Tune een fa yeddi a tastee tak!
Celebrating Gullah/Geechee een SC!
Spring begins and planting season takes place in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, opportunities to engage with Gullah/Geechee culture blooms. A series of events and celebrations highlighting the living legacy of the Gullah/Geechee will be taking place throughout SC.
Gullah/Geechee Gold Rice Festival on Historic St. Helena Island, SC
Queen Quet is returning to Trinidad and Tobago in March on the “Save the Sea Islands World Tour” in order to provide a keynote address at the “TnT International Hill Rice Symposium” where she delivered a keynote in 2016. From there, she will return to her home island to host the “Gullah/Geechee Gold Rice Festival” in conjunction with the St. Helena Island Community Market on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Park at the intersection of Highway 21/Sea Island Parkway and Dr. Martin Luther King Drive on St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This event that is being sponsored by the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition, St. Helena Island Community Market, and All Mobile Productions™ (AMP™) is FREE and open to the public, but they do request that attendees obtain passes on EventBrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gullahgeechee-gold-rice-festival-tickets-33639130545.
Riceboro RiceFest in the Gullah/Geechee Nation
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Brick, Special Formula, and Dayclean de African Spirit will all be a part of the Riceboro RiceFest in the Gullah/Geechee Nation this weekend! Bring de famlee and jayn we!
Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Keynotes at the International Hill Rice Symposium
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation will be the keynote speaker for the Inaugural Trinidad and Tobago International Hill Rice Symposium and Festival which is being hosted in commemoration of the bicentenary of the arrival of the Merikins to Trinidad. Following the War of 1812 between the United States of America, and Great Britain the arrival of this group of men and women, who are sometimes described as Black Loyalists, marked the beginning of rice cultivation in Trinidad. That tradition has continued unbroken through the past two centuries.
Gullah/Geechee Foodways and Heritage Days
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Afroculinary Specialist, Michael W. Twitty (www.afroculinary.com) had a dialogue about the revolutionary nature of maintaining a cultural culinary legacy and how this relates to the roots of Gullah/Geechee culture.
Gullah/Geechee Journey to Sandy Island with Queen Quet
Sandy Island, SC consist of 9000 acres of land on which one can see 4 different Sea Island habitats. Due to the vision of Mr. Washington who was a driver on the Carolina Gold rice plantations there, the Gullah/Geechees that descend from the island own approximately 250 acres of this property to this day. The …
Gullah/Geechee: A Timeless Legacy by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation
Tune in to the Gullah/Geechee TV (www.gullahgeechee.tv) coverage of the launch of the “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour.” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) presented “Gullah/Geechee: A Timeless Legacy” at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC. This presentation was followed by a Q & A in which Queen Quet was …