Tag Archives: environmental movement

Gullah/Geechee Surviving and Thriving as the Sea Rises

It took the waters coming down over and over again as the seas rose day after day for people to begin to pay attention to what we spoke of generations ago about not building in certain areas and not building out into our waterways…no one was prepared for the supermoon to be coupled with all of this when the rain started falling and falling and falling in South Carolina and graves started to wash out and the sands started to move and as the sands moved, the roads collapsed and as more sands moved the houses fell and the streets flooded and what they had built came down.

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Queen Quet on Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy International Education Journey

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is concluding 2015 on the “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour.” This three year tour will culminate with the final leg of taking place for the entirety of 2016. The journey has taken Queen Quet to many cities around the world to educate people on the Gullah/Geechee story and to raise funds for the continued work of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition, the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network, and their partnering organizations and institutions.

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New National Speakers Bureau includes Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

New Speakers Bureau Launches as the Voice for Diversity and Inclusion  in National Parks, Outdoor Environments, and Environmental Organizations! The notion that Americans of color are uninterested in environmental matters and afraid of the Great Outdoors was turned on its ear on Monday, August 25, 2014 with the launch of the Diverse Environmental Leaders (DEL) …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Speaks on Food Security & Traditional Knowledge

Green C of C, a student organization at the College of Charleston that is focused on environmental sustainability issues invited Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to provide their keynote address for “Food Day” activities in 2012. Tune in to Queen Quet’s lecture and the question and answer period that followed the presentation here: …

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Gullah/Geechee an de Environmental Movement-Balancing the Blessed

The Gullah/Geechee Nation exists from Jacksonville, NC to Jacksonville, FL.  Within the boundaries of the Nation are the Sea Islands which are barriers islands that buffer the mainland of the United States from many of the hurricanes, floods, and even some of the rapid erosion that has increased due to climate change issues and overbuilding …

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