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Freedom Celebrations een de #GullahGeechee Nation

Wheyeba freedum be, hunnuh gwine find de Gullah/Geechee! Cum celebrate wid we!

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Celebrate the Gullah/Geechee Living Legacy on Historic St. Helena Island, SC at the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival

“Fa We Ancestas” is the theme of the 2017 “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™.”  This festival began on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation in 2005 and has since traveled to numerous cities of the Gullah/Geechee Nation as well as to the Bahamas.   This year’s return to St. Helena Island will be a celebration of the rich living culture of the island and Beaufort County.

The three day celebration August 4-6, 2017 will educate the supporters through a series of cultural heritage activities.

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Queen Quet & De Gullah/Geechee Nation Standing Strong fa We Ancestas

Queen Quet has been the elected head-of-state and Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) for 17 years as of July 2, 2017.  She has been standing up for the rights of Gullah/Geechee people for over three decades.  Whenever asked about this, she will let you know that she stands due to her faith and the strength of her ancestors.  Thus, she has effectively led a number of endeavors that have led to global recognition of Gullah/Geechee cultural heritage.   The annual event that she co-founded to celebrate this rich heritage while also supporting the businesses and institutions of the Gullah/Geechee Nation is the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™” which will be held on her home island-historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation August 4-6, 2017.

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Cum fa Juneteenth at de Jepson wid de @GullahGeechee Famlee!

June 11 from 1 pm to 4 pm during ‘Free Family Day’ at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts historic presentations will be done by historian Dr. Amir Jamal Toure, percussionist David Pleasant, and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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33rd Annual Heritage Days Celebration on Historic St. Helena Island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

Cum fa jayn de St. Helena Island Gullah/Geechee Famlee fa de 33rd Annual Heritage Days Celebration! http://penncenter.com/public-programs/heritage-day

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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 Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2014: Reunion, Reconstruction & Revival!

Jayn we fa “Gullah/Geechee Reunion, Reconstruction & Revival!” een Charleston & Myrtle Beach, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation! August 1-3, 2014   Download and share the GGNIMMF 2014 Poster! The Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ is the national festival of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This event moves to different parts of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and …

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Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy Tour!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) & De Gullah Cunneckshun will close out the 2013 “Gullah/Geechee Gold Souls World Tour” this month. We are currently booking the locations for the 2015 & 2016 “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour!” If you would like to host a presentation and/or community awareness fundraising event, please …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: Founders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Fest

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™(AMP™) (www.ampturnitup.com) sent out a drum call to bring in people from throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.gullahgeecheenation.com), around the United States, and from across the world to celebrate “Emancipation een de Gullah/Geechee Nation.”  This was the theme of the “Gullah/Geechee Nation …

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Gullah/Geechee Summer Celebrations

Gullah/Geechee Summer Celebrations were the focus on the latest episode of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!”  Tune in and share: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2012/07/09/gullahgeechee-summer-celebrations.  Also, plan to go out and be a part of the festivities.  Disya da we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio! If you also want to check out imagery from some of the events that have already passed and take …

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