Tag Archives: environmental conservation
Zooming in on Sea Grant and the Sea Islands
Tune in for the 17th episode of Zooming in on Sustainability as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) dialogues with Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank member, Rick DeVoe about the work of Sea Grant and the Sea Islands.
Improving the Waters Surrounding Edisto Island, SC @GullahGeechee
The Edisto Island, SC community in the Gullah/Geechee Nation relies upon its surrounding waterways for everything from food to recreation to employment, and Clemson University is looking for local knowledge about the best ways to protect them.
Public Concern Focuses on Bay Point @GullahGeechee
The podcast, Public Concern featured a talk about the latest on United States voting with Lynn Teague of League of Women Voters and then turned the focus to a dialogue with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), and Juliana Smith, with South Carolina Coastal Conservation League which is a member of the Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank. Tune in here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/986605/4854692
Banking on Blessed Land: SC needs permanent funding for Land and Water Conservation Fund
Upon the Sea Islands our culture grew in North America, and to that end, these Sea Islands and Lowcountry are part of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. We hold our homeland and the rest of the state as sacred ground and blessed land. That is why we remain here seeking to keep the land quality and the water quality at its optimum. Healthy land and water leads to healthy lifestyles for the people living therein and to that end, we have literally banked on our blessed Carolina land.
Stopping Destructionment on the SC Sea Islands in the Gullah/Geechee Nation
Stop destructionment on St. Helena and Wadamalaw Islands in the Gullah/Geechee Nation! Stand up wid de #GullahGeechee!
Gullah/Geechee Nation Celebrates Seismic Gun Control Victory!
Join the South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP), the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition and representatives from Stop Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic – SODA, Coastal Conservation League, Charleston Waterkeeper, Conservation Voters of South Carolina, the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association, Sierra Club of South Carolina, and many others allies in celebration of stopping seismic gun use off the Gullah/Geechee coast. The oyster roast at Bowens Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation will be held Sunday, February 12 from 2 to 5 pm. Purchase tickets at http://bit.ly/seismicvictory
Black Folks Land Legacy Conference in the Gullah/Geechee Nation
The “Inaugural Black Folks Land Legacy Conference” is being sponsored by the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) in celebration of their 20th Anniversary as a part of a series of events that they are hosting for the “International Decade of People of African Descent.”
The “Black Folks Land Legacy Conference” is an interactive three day session on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation which is a predominately Gullah/Geechee owned and operated Sea Island.
Gullah/Geechee in Schenectady
Join Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) who is part of the Diverse Environmental Leaders National Speakers Bureau (DEL) in a celebration of the environment and Black History at Union College in Schenectady, NY.
Gullah/Geechee Journey to Sandy Island with Queen Quet
Sandy Island, SC consist of 9000 acres of land on which one can see 4 different Sea Island habitats. Due to the vision of Mr. Washington who was a driver on the Carolina Gold rice plantations there, the Gullah/Geechees that descend from the island own approximately 250 acres of this property to this day. The …
Support Gullah/Geechee Sustainability by Attending the Inaugural “Coastal Cultures Conference”!
Inaugural Coastal Cultures Conference March 8 & 9, 2013 Hunting Island Nature Center Gullah/Geechee Nation The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition, Gullah/Geechee Angel Network, Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association, Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Committee of Northeast Florida and the Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank are inviting the public to engage in the inaugural “Coastal Cultures Conference” which will be held …