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De Conch Wha Gwine on een de @GullahGeechee Nation Edition

De Conch is the international ezine of de Gullah/Geechee Nation. Een de Wha Gwine on Edition, hunnuh kin yeddi bout tings wha gwine on disya summa and fall een de Gullah/Geechee Nation. This edition provides information on a number of Gullah/Geechee fundraising projects and how you can support them. Learn about the events taking place and come out with your family. Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno den yeddi de conch da blo!

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Black History: Miseducation, Misrepresentation, and Exploitation of Gullah/Geechee

Some stumbled upon it as they arrived on the Sea Islands for recreational activities along the beaches and through the forested areas. They wondered why the people spoke as they did and wondered how they created the crafts that they made. This “discovery” led to scores of people of African descent contributing to the misrepresentation and exploitation of the culture due to the fact that they as others of different races and cultures had been miseducated about what Gullah/Geechee culture actually is and from whence it came.

Due to the consistent influx of tourists to the Gullah/Geechee Nation, a number of “staged” engagements now take place which insure that they do not involve Gullah/Geechee that live the traditions and speak out about land issues and human rights. However, without the land, there will be no culture.

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De Conch Gullah/Geechee Ezine January Edition

De international ezine of De Gullah/Geechee Nation’s January edition is out! The edition features Gullah/Geechee events for 2016, highlights musical artists Latrese Bush & Noel Gourdin, the premiere of the documentary, “Wilmington on Fire,” and provides and update on De Gullah/Geechee Alkebulan Archive.

Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi de conch da blo!

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De Conch 2015 Golden Edition

De Conch is the international ezine of De Gullah/Geechee Nation. This publication was started by the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition. This year end edition celebrates the work the Coalition has done for 19 years. Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi De Conch da blo!

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De Gullah/Geechee Nation Season of Celebration een De Conch!

In the May and July 2015 editions, De Conch presents information on the season of celebration in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Both editions provide details on festivals and coming events in which people that seek to learn accurate information about and want to economically empower the Gullah/Geechee Nation can participate in. Ef bout we culcha hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi de conch da blo!

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Queen Quet’s Journey from Human Rights Back to Gullah/Geechee Land

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) took the time to do an anniversary episode of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” to detail her journey becoming the first Gullah/Geechee in world history to speak before the United Nations on behalf of Gullah/Geechees.

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De Conch Doubles Up for 2015!

De Conch Doubles Up for 2015! De Conch is the international ezine of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno, den yeddi De Conch da blo!

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Gullah/Geechee International Ezine De Conch Fall Festival Edition 2014

  This is the international ezine of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This edition features Middle Passage Month and a number of upcoming events focused on Gullah/Geechees. Please read online at http://issuu.com/gullahgeecheenation/docs/de_conch_fall_festivals_2014_editio/0 Download here->De Conch Fall Festivals 2014 Edition and share the Fall Festival edition of De Conch. Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno den yeddi de conch …

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Cum fa Jayn We een and Celebrate Wid de Gullah/Geechee!

Tune in to this Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio interview between Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions (www.ampturnitup.com) as they discuss the success of “Lift the Lowcountry” and numerous events coming up in the Gullah/Geechee Nation including the annual, “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival!” (www.gullahgeechee.info) Click …

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A Sea of Gullah/Geechee Culture Flows for Gullah/Geechee Heritage Awareness Month

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Just as we prepare to engage in sacred ceremonies to culminate the inaugural Middle Passage Month which was declared as September in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, we flow into World Tourism Day.   In support of the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, World Tourism Day (WTD) which is …

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