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Gullah/Geechee Truth Rises from Wilmington’s Ashes

Tune in to Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio as Queen Quet, Chiettess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) interviews filmmaker, Christopher Everett about the history of the northernmost part of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.gullahgeecheenation.com)-the Cape Fear, NC region.  The two dialogue about the history of the Wilmington Massacre, the Wilmington, Ten, and the loss of Gullah/Geechee traditions in …

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Celebratin de Gullah/Geechee Ooman at the St. Helena Branch Library

Queen Quet Celebrates de Gullah/Geechee Ooman pun St. Helena Island Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation who recently returned from receiving the Living Legacy Award in Washington, DC will be celebrating “Women’s History Month” with special presentations on her home island of St. Helena.  On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6 pm, she invites …

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Story of the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s Seminole History and the Underground Railroad on Florida TV

FLORIDA CROSSROADS FLORIDA’S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: SOUTHERN ROUTE TO FREEDOM Centuries before a secret network was formed to help slaves escape to Northern states and Canada, The Underground Railroad ran South.  As early as 1587, Spain’s La Florida was recorded to be a safe haven for freedom seekers resisting enslavement. In this Florida Crossroads, we remember …

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