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Join the St. Helena Island Gullah/Geechee Family at the Heritage Days Celebration 2014!

Thursday, November 6, 2014 9 am to 10 pm Tours of the York W. Bailey Museum 3-5 pm Opening Ceremony & Founders’ Memorial 5-8:30 pm “Taste of the Sea Islands” at Campbell Cafeteria 6-7 pm “Road to Remembrance” at Frissell Community House 7-8 pm Traditional Praise Service at Bethesda Christian Center 8-10 pm Wine & …

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Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival 2014!

Gullah/Geechee Heritage and Cultural Continuation at Gullah/Geechee Seafood Celebration! As the Gullah/Geechee Nation concludes the commemoration of “Middle Passage Month,” the leaders now prepare for a month of celebration.  October marks the second “Gullah/Geechee Heritage Awareness Month.”  As the Gullah/Geechee proverbs states, “De Wata Bring We,” so what greater way to celebrate the living traditions of …

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2nd Annual Coastal Cultures Conference-Gullah/Geechee: Healin de Land an de Famlee

Jayn we fa de 2nd Annual Coastal Cultures Conference Gullah/Geechee: Healin de Land an de Famlee Hunting Island Nature Center Hunting Island, SC Gullah/Geechee Nation March 14 & 15, 2014 The Coastal Cultures Conference is an interactive engagement conference on the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  The presentations for the conference are done by …

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31st Annual Heritage Days Celebration een de Gullah/Geechee Nation!

Join us on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation November 7-10, 2013 for the  31st Annual Heritage Days Celebration at  Penn Center, Inc. “Eyes Still on the Prize: Celebrating a Legacy of Change”     This year’s event is being co-chaired by our own, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation   …

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Black Music Month Edition of the Gullah/Geechee Ezine “De Conch”

The June 2013 Edition of “De Conch” is not only dedicated to “Black Music Month,” but to “Great Outdoors Month.”  The issue contains articles on the environmental work being done in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and how everyone can join in to assist with this.   It is filled with information on the festivals of the Gullah/Geechee …

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Gullah/Geechee Chillun Cookin fa e Culcha!

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation The Gullah/Geechee Nation is globally known for its foodways traditions.  Many people will quickly say that the only thing that they know about the term “Geechee” is the fact that “Those folks eat a lot of rice!”  As true as that statement is, we ain be wan …

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Historic St. Helena Island, SC Celebrates Heritage!

Historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation is one of the last Sea Islands with a contiguous Gullah/Geechee community throughout the entire island.  The people of St. Helena Island have stood for their rights over the eras of time and against the odds that worked to enslave them during the chattel slavery era …

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Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival 2012

The Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition invite you to bring your family out to support the “Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival” Saturday, October 27, 2012 Noon to 6 pm Hunting Island Nature Center There will be Gullah/Geechee seafood dinners, Gullah/Geechee craft items, Gullah/Geechee presentations, dancing, music, games and down home family fun. You …

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Frum de Ga’dun ta de Table: De Gullah/Geechee Sho Able!

Queen’s Chronicles: Frum de Ga’dun ta de Table: De Gullah/Geechee Sho Able! by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation The world has come to appreciate my statement which is also the slogan of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition-“Hunnuh mus tek cyare de root fa heal de tree.”   However, people do not necessarily realize …

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Cum Nyam Wid de Gullah/Geechee-Gullah/Geechee Eateries and Restaurants

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Plenee time win peepol da cumin ya, e juss wan nyam an e dun yeddi bout de rice an fish an ting.  Dem na git ta we fish fry an crab boil or crab crak mos de time, so e hafa be da gwine sum a dees …

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