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Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Keynotes at the International Hill Rice Symposium

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation will be the keynote speaker for the Inaugural Trinidad and Tobago International Hill Rice Symposium and Festival which is being hosted in commemoration of the bicentenary of the arrival of the Merikins to Trinidad. Following the War of 1812 between the United States of America, and Great Britain the arrival of this group of men and women, who are sometimes described as Black Loyalists, marked the beginning of rice cultivation in Trinidad. That tradition has continued unbroken through the past two centuries.

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Bring de Chillun ta de #GullahGeechee Nation International Music & Movement Fess!

De Lighthouse Theater Puppets wan mek sho hunnuh dun git de famlee readee fa jayn de @GullahGeechee fa de #GullahGeechee Nation International Music & Movement Fess! The 11th Annual Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ is an event for the entire family! Bring water, chairs, drums, tambourines, and an open spirit!

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De Drum Soundin fa #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

As Black Music Month came to an end, the sounds of the drum could still be heard throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation from Jacksonville, NC to Jacksonville, FL. The drums are sounding in celebration as county and town councils from North Carolina to Florida are proclaiming “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” from July 30-August 7, 2016. The theme for the celebration is “A Celebration of Self-Determination.”

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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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Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival 2014!

Gullah/Geechee Heritage and Cultural Continuation at Gullah/Geechee Seafood Celebration! As the Gullah/Geechee Nation concludes the commemoration of “Middle Passage Month,” the leaders now prepare for a month of celebration.  October marks the second “Gullah/Geechee Heritage Awareness Month.”  As the Gullah/Geechee proverbs states, “De Wata Bring We,” so what greater way to celebrate the living traditions of …

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Queen Quet Invites You to Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2014

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) invites everyone to participate in Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week which culminates in the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™!”  Tune in to Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio as she and Kwame Sha discuss the festival and the vision for founding it: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2014/07/29/sc-coast-celebrates-gullahgeechee-nation-appreciation Yeddi bout de events fa de …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Night at the Joe with the Charleston RiverDogs!

Batters up! Take your family out to the ball game for Gullah/Geechee Nation Night at the Joe with the Charleston RiverDogs to launch the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2014” and raise funds for the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network.   Use the code: GULLAH14 at http://cr1.glitnirticketing.com/crticket/web/logingroup1.php?&refresh=1395237684 Come enjoy the baseball game and the fireworks! …

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De Gullah/Geechee Drum Call fa Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

De Gullah/Geechee Drum Call for the Continued Celebration of Black Music  & Gullah/Geechee Culture As Black Music Month 2014 comes to a close, the Gullah/Geechee Nation brings out the drums to call the entire world to gather for another Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week on the Sea Islands of the South Carolina coast culminating with the …

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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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De Conch August 2013 We Celebrate Our Own Edition

“De Conch” is the international ezine of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Each month this publication provides news and event listings so that the world can fully engage in working with natives of the Gullah/Geechee Nation in celebrating and continuing the history, culture, language and traditions.  In this edition, the Cummings Brothers who have set weightlifting records, …

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