Tag Archives: Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation
From Juneteenth to Jubilee: A Gullah/Geechee Journey with Queen Quet
Join the Walterboro, SC family in the annual celebration for the Colleton County Memorial Library Summer Reading Program! Author Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will take the community on a histo-musical journey entitled, From Juneteenth to Jubilee: A Gullah/Geechee Journey. Admission is FREE!
Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 6 pm
From Chi-Raq to Chucktown: When Bullets Fly and Family Goes Down
When the bullets flew and the words of negativity and denigration did too, they all hit my heart and soul equally. A murdered soul caused by constantly hearing and speaking negativity is a much slower death to detect than a body shot down, especially if those closest by are high on whatever their drug of choice may be-sex, alcohol, sugary foods and drinks, weed, religious ecstasy, pills, heroin, powdered coke, crack, etc.-are the ones that would have to be left to determine the time of death. The scenes on screens make it look like the time of death for entire communities was called before the babies there were even born. So, as the lights went down, a tear fell too because if folks have no consciousness in their midst and their destruction is funded by the layers of governmental entities that they are taxed by, how can they live on beyond that planned date of their expiration?
Georgetown County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!
Georgetown County, SC proclaimed its second “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”
St. Helena Island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation Celebrates September!
While September indicates the end of summer to many, it is a time of continuing commemorations and celebrations in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. September is “Middle Passage Month” in the Gullah/Geechee Nation… there are a series of events that will take place on historic St. Helena Island, SC that will allow people to directly engage with the Gullah/Geechee community in celebrations of the continuation of their cultural traditions, organizations, and institutions.
Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association Celebrates 5 Years at Penn Center, Inc.
Annually, the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association has a community celebration to engage more Gullah/Geechee fishing families in their efforts and to celebrate with supporters of the association. This year, their celebration will be “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day at Penn Center, Inc.” The event will take place at the Penn Center National Historic Landmark District in conjunction with 2nd Saturdays at the York W. Bailey Museum on Saturday, July 11, 2015 from Noon to 4 pm.
Queen Quet Returns to Walterboro to present “Gullah/Geechee Road ta Freedum!”
Colleton County Summer Reading Program Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 10 am come celebrate the theme: “EVERY HERO HAS A STORY!” with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation as she presents De Gullah/Geechee Road ta Freedum Histo-musical Admission is FREE! Bring de famlee and jayn we as we celebrate literacy and de Gullah/Geechee!
Yeddi “Hunnuh Hafa Shout Sumtime!!!” by Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun
Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun’s histo-musical presentation journey, “Hunnuh Hafa Shout Sumtime!!!” can be purchased online and downloaded or get a CD at http://www.gullahgeechee.biz!
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Returns to Walterboro, SC!
Cum fa Jayn Wi een Walterboro, SC fa Juneteenth: Freedom Songs of the Gullah/Geechee with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) June 17, 2014 at 10 am Colleton County Memorial Library FREE and Open to the Public Cum yeddi we storee and de songs ob freedum!
Gullah/Geechee Culture and Sustainability Connects to the Global Community by Queen Quet
by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “Development is only viable if culturally and environmentally sustainable” were the words stated by the Minister of Culture of Paraguay, Mabel Causarano at the United Nations. As soon as I heard these words, I knew that it was Divine Order that this would be the day of …
Queen Quet Overcoming Gullah/Geechee Destructionment
15 years after becoming the first Gullah/Geechee to speak on behalf of her people before the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Genevé, Switzerland, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) has again gained support for her lifetime efforts to keep Gullah/Geechee culture alive. The Highlander Education Center has awarded her the “We Shall Overcome Fund” grant to continue …