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Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Keynotes for Panafest in Ghana
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will provide a keynote address and panel discussion on Friday, July 30, 2021. Let’s work together on “Securing the African Family: Our Soul, Our Health and Our Wealth.”
Managed Retreat? Resilience, Relocation and Climate Justice Keynote by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation
This virtual conference will address a range of scientific, social, policy and governance issues around managed retreat, also known as strategic realignment and planned relocation. A major emphasis will be on issues of environmental justice, in recognition that the people most impacted by decisions around retreat have a key role in these conversations. Therefore, they called on Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and a member of the Climigration Network and the Higher Ground Council of the Anthropocene Alliance to keynote for the event.
Energizing Energy Justice in the South
Join faith leaders and others throughout the south to act on the disproportionate economical and environmental impacts of energy inequity. Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will present the opening plenary on day two of this power filled event.
Gullah/Geechee Environmental Champion, Queen Quet Becomes a Professor in Department of Geography, Environment and Society
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) celebrated her 20th year as the Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation in July 2020. As of August, she became a professor in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Society at the University of Minnesota. Queen Quet is the Winton Chair at UMN and is engaging graduate students in an interdisciplinary course on Gullah/Geechee culture entitled, “WEBE Gullah/Geechee.”
#GullahGeechee2020 Conferences bout we Culcha
#GullahGeechee2020 is affording those that seek the TRUTH about Gullah/Geechee culture the opportunity to attend two conferences sponsored by native Gullah/Geechees. Register for the 1st Gullah/Geechee Herbal Gathering and the Coastal Cultures Conference.
Realities of Reconstruction Conference to be held at the Reconstruction Era National Monument
Beaufort County is now the location of the new multi-site Reconstruction Era National Monument. The “Realities of Reconstruction Conference” will engage those interested in learning more about this largely untold story of the initial steps taken into freedom by the formerly enslaved Africans. Interactive sessions and films about the Reconstruction Era and the part that people of African descent played as well as how they suffered due to political and financial setbacks will all be part of the dialogues at the “Realities of Reconstruction Conference.”
Queen Quet of @GullahGeechee Celebrating National Park Week!
As much as I am celebrating National Park Week April 21st through 28th along with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, by traveling to national parks in the midwest and Great Plains, I am truly looking forward to people traveling to my home county to celebrate our national monument the first weekend of June when we host the “Realities of Reconstruction Conference.” National Park Week is dubbed “as a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture.” The Reconstruction Era National Monument and our conference that will explore the sites within it will allow the participants to celebrate the historic legacy and culture of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.
Gullah/Geechee Nation Springs into Saturday Celebrations!
Cum jayn de Gullah/Geechee Famlee een GA and SC disya April ebee Satdee! The Gullah/Geechee Nation will be welcoming guests from all over the world this April as they host these annual spring celebrations each Saturday.
Snow @GullahGeechee? Aaah, the Climate Has Changed Ya See!
All this snow and cold has many people already wishing it was summer time, but before we get there, we need to prepare. So, we hope hunnuh gwine jayn we cuz de climate sho da change pun dees ya islandts ob de #GullahGeehee!
Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to Close the American Public Health Association Conference
Not only will the thousands of attendees be able to hear Queen Quet present, “Yeddi We: Rising Voices of the Gullah/Geechee,” the dialogue will be broadcasted live. Tune een fa yeddi disya at 2:30 pm EST at https://apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual/attend-virtually/apha-live