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Gullah/Geechee Unity in the Community in SAV!
Cum fa jayn we and bring de famlee fa “Gullah/Geechee Unity een de Communitee!”
Join us on the historic riverfront of Savannah, GA for a FREE weekend celebrating the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s history and heritage of this port city and the Coastal Empire!
Charleston Continues de #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week Celebration
The City of Charleston, SC is where “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” all began so it was extremely appropriate that this was the city that culminated the celebration. Mayor Tecklenberg and his wife Sandy were there for the libation ceremony and they participated in the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™.” De ancestas bin da shout fa disya week fa be a blessin! Tenki Tenki Chucktown fa de love and Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation!
Hampton County Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week
Hampton County, SC proclaimed its second “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”
Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel Premieres at Moja Celebration
The Gullah/Geechee Angel Network and Carlie Towne Productions in collaboration with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition will bring to the Moja Celebration stage the new dramatic presentation, “Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel: A Gullah/Geechee Story” on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Pointe Center at 4870 Piedmont Avenue in North Charleston, SC at 7 pm.
“Gullah/Geechee Knows Emanuel: A Gullah/Geechee Story” will take the audience on a journey through the Gullah/Geechee memories of the history of Emmanuel in Charleston, SC from the founding of Emanuel AME by Denmark Vesey and Gullah Jack to the tragic slaying of nine members of Emanuel AME in 2015.
Georgetown County Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!
Georgetown County, SC continued its participation in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!” They presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with the proclamation during a county council meeting.
Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2017
Cum fa jayn we pun historic St. Helena Island, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation fa de 12th Annual “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™”
August 4-6, 2017
Oyotunji African Village Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!
Alase Oba Adefunmi Adejuyigbe and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) came together at Oyotunji African Village in the Gullah/Geechee Nation for the proclamation of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2016!” Yeddi disya! Asé!
Queen’s Chronicles: #GullahGeechee Golden Isles
No doubt it is difficult for those that go to a monument such as the truly artistic one that makes people aware of The Wanderer which was the last documented enslavement vessel to arrive on North American soil to leave that location on Jekyll Island and make the connection to the thousands of Gullah/Geechees that live in neighboring areas such as St. Simon’s Island and Brunswick, GA. However, these are the nuggets of the Golden Isles that hold the stories of self-determination of our ancestors and many of their descendants are those that have resisted allowing their stories to be forgotten.
Liberty County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) received the 2nd Annual Liberty County, GA “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week Proclamation” during their county commissioners’ meeting. Liberty County is now also #GullahGeechee proud! Tune een fa yeddi de Liberty County Gullah/Geechee storee!