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Colleton County, SC @GullahGeechee Celebrates Queen Quet’s 20 Years of Service

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) celebrates 20 years of helping promote literacy and teaching about the cultural heritage and legacy of the Gullah/Geechee Nation at the Colleton County Memorial Library.

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Juneteenth Week Celebration in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

In solidarity with our family in Texas including those of the island of Galveston and those called “Black Seminole” and “Afro-Seminole” who are part of the Gullah/Geechee Diaspora, we celebrate Juneteenth annually. We continue to remain dedicated to this celebration of freedom in spite of the fact that many of our annual in-person events where we sound the drum will not take place for 2020. We pray that you will join us the entire week to celebrate virtually.

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De Queen & De Chillun:  Gullah/Geechee Education for the Youth

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is continuing the Gullah/Geechee Save the Sea Islands Tour with a number of youth presentations in South Carolina.  On Juneteenth, she will present at the Metatonia Freedom School in North Charleston as part of their summer reading program series.   She will continue the journey by making her annual appearance at the Colleton County Memorial Library on Wednesday, June 20th at 10 am.   On Saturday, July 14th, Duke Energy is sponsoring her histo-musical presentations in Greenwood County, SC.  These presentations will take place from 10 to 11:30 at Weston Chapel with the afternoon session from 1:30 to 3 at Our Lady of Lourdes as part of the “Let’s Talk About Race” series.

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Colleton County Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Colleton County, SC continues its participation in celebration “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” for the second year.

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Gullah/Geechee Textile Artistry at the Colleton County Museum & Farmers’ Market

Come out and support Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Carolee Holmes Brown of St. Helena Island, SC during the Colleton County Museum & Farmers’ Market’s 3rd Annual Lowcountry Fiber Arts Fair on

Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3 pm

506 E Washington Street

Walterboro, SC

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Colleton County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Colleton County, SC proclaimed its first “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”

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Cum Jayn We een Colleton County fa Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Colleton County Council will recognize “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” at its regular County Council meeting at 6 pm in Council Chambers at 109 Benson Street on Tuesday, July 28 at 6 pm.

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“Go Down Moses!” Harriet Tubman in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “Go Down Moses!  Way down een Egypt lan and tell ole Pharoah let my people go!” Mother Moses aka Araminta Harriet Tubman Ross is someone that I have had a long term relationship with.  The first book that I ever took out of a library on …

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