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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

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Gullah/Geechee Visitors Center Grand Opening!

Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 1 pm

Come celebrate the dedication of the new Gullah/Geechee Visitors Center 1908 Boundary Street at the intersection of Highway 21 and Ribaut Road in Beaufort, SC!  Enjoy an afternoon of Gullah/Geechee sounds, scenes, and cuisine as we welcome folks to our coast!

E gwine be a time!

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Reconstruction National Monument Dedication in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

The US National Park Service and local partners will host a community celebration marking the recent establishment of Reconstruction Era National Monument from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Saturday, March 18, 2017 at St. Helena Island’s Penn Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Gullah/Geechee Unity in the Community in SAV!

Cum fa jayn we and bring de famlee fa “Gullah/Geechee Unity een de Communitee!”

Join us on the historic riverfront of Savannah, GA for a FREE weekend celebrating the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s history and heritage of this port city and the Coastal Empire!

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Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2017

Cum fa jayn we pun historic St. Helena Island, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation fa de 12th Annual “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™”

August 4-6, 2017

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Oyotunji African Village Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Alase Oba Adefunmi Adejuyigbe and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) came together at Oyotunji African Village in the Gullah/Geechee Nation for the proclamation of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2016!” Yeddi disya! Asé!

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Liberty County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) received the 2nd Annual Liberty County, GA “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week Proclamation” during their county commissioners’ meeting. Liberty County is now also #GullahGeechee proud! Tune een fa yeddi de Liberty County Gullah/Geechee storee!

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#GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation is the Talk of the Town

As Hilton Head Island begins the celebration of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week,” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) was featured on WHHI’s “Talk of the Town” to discuss “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” and how it is celebrated Beaufort countywide.

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The City of Beaufort Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

The City of Beaufort has been a part of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” for the past four years. Tenki GAWD Beautiful Beaufort by de Sea da shout right wid de Gullah/Geechee!

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Brunswick County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Brunswick County, NC was the first county in North Carolina to being to participate in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week.” They have proclaimed this for their second year county wide!

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