Tag Archives: cultural continuation
De Drum Soundin fa #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!
As Black Music Month came to an end, the sounds of the drum could still be heard throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation from Jacksonville, NC to Jacksonville, FL. The drums are sounding in celebration as county and town councils from North Carolina to Florida are proclaiming “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” from July 30-August 7, 2016. The theme for the celebration is “A Celebration of Self-Determination.”
Husia Radio features Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation
Tune in to Husia Radio as they interview Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) about her work on cultural continuation and how others in the world can support the efforts in the Gullah/Geechee Nation
Rest or Run? Discussing Rising Seas and Relocation with the Gullah/Geechee Nation
The word “retreat” immediately invokes images of relaxation for me and many in the Gullah/Geechee Nation since people come by the tens of thousands to our homeland for just that. The fact that they have has led to the displacement of our people for those that want this to be their final place of retreat and relaxation for numerous reason. However, in this discussion that I was now being engaged, this word meant the other meaning that is not a part of my standard vocabulary-to run!
A Sea of Gullah/Geechee Culture Flows for Gullah/Geechee Heritage Awareness Month
by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Just as we prepare to engage in sacred ceremonies to culminate the inaugural Middle Passage Month which was declared as September in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, we flow into World Tourism Day. In support of the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, World Tourism Day (WTD) which is …