Tag Archives: Emancipation Proclamation

Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy: WE Property by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

“WE property” is often stated by Gullah/Geechees to indicate their communal living pattern in family compounds on the Sea Islands.  This also indicates the ownership by tenants in common often referred to as “heirs property” even if that property has now been subdivided and each individual has a portion of it.  This becomes soon forgotten …

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Imani-Faith & Freedom in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

The final day of Kwanzaa is “imani” which means “faith.”  In the Gullah/Geechee Nation this is not just a principle to end or begin a year with, but it is something to walk by daily. The day of Kwanzaa on which imani is celebrated happens to also be the “Emancipation Day” in the Gullah/Geechee Nation …

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Watch Night Wishes

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Hunnuh hafa tink bout wha de ancestas bin da see Bak a yonda win e bin da shout bout e dey a jubilee. De night fo de paypa bin gwine read fa see e free Gret dey e had ta bin a shoutin time eny! Wi dun …

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The Jubilee Project – College of Charleston | Commemorating 150 years of Emancipation and Educational Access in South Carolina

Join in the Jubilee Celebration Commemorating 150 years since the Emancipation Proclamation was read in the Gullah/Geechee Nation! The Jubilee Project – College of Charleston | Commemorating 150 years of Emancipation and Educational Access in South Carolina.

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