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Nassau County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

For the first time in ourstory, a Florida county is participating in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week.”

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The Beach Lady MaVynee Betsch: Gullah/Geechee Sacred Ancestor

On January 13, we take the time to honor one of the people that has been inducted into the “Gullah/Geechee Hall of Fame.”  The Beach Lady MaVynee Betsch received the “Gullah/Geechee Anointed Spirit Award” posthumously due to the fact that these awards starting being issued after she made her transition into the realm of sacred …

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Gullah/Geechee Sacred Ancestor’s Vision Comes to Life with the Opening of American Beach Museum

Story and Photos by Representative Glenda Simmons-Jenkins       The A. L. Lewis Historical Society has announced that the American Beach Museum will observe its grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at American Beach in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   Some of those who nurtured the museum from its inception, and labored to see it become …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) West Port Interview

Tune in as West Port High School journalist, Darling Hill interviews Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) during the “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour!” This stop on the tour was also covered by the Star Banner newspaper: http://www.ocala.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery?Site=OS&Date=20140210&Category=NEWS&ArtNo=210009997&Ref=PH&show=galleries

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Receiving the Queen in Gainesville, FL: Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Reception

Oak Hall School invites the Gainesville, Florida Community and Gullah/Geechee Nation supporters to a special reception for  Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Friday, February 21, 2014 6-8 pm Oak Hall School 8009 SW 14th Ave. Gainesville, FL 32607 Queen Quet will sign books, CDs, and DVDs during the reception. Gullah/Geechee traditional craft …

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Queen Quet Continuing to Write the Pages of Gullah/Geechee Ourstory & Black History!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and her Gullah/Geechee histo-musical presentation troupe, “De Gullah Cunneckshun” have set out on another edutainment world tour to raise funds and awareness for the “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy Fund.”  “De Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy” tour started with an interview on OUR COMMON GROUND followed by a special …

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From the Middle Passage to the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) takes listeners on a journey through the Middle Passage journey from the Motherland to the Sea Islands on this episode of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio entitled “Middle Passage Journey to the Sea Islands” http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2013/09/23/middle-passage-journey-to-the-sea-islands.  This water passageway came to be due to the crime against humanity called the …

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Gullah/Geechee Leaders Train the US Environmental Protection Agency on Community Engagement

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) has worked with the United States Environmental Protection Agency for over 16 years.  They have continued this partnership in order to gain more knowledge on how to protect and sustain the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), who is the …

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Lift Every Gullah/Geechee Voice and Sing! Ourstory and the Black National Anthem

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) As many stand proudly and sing the “Black National Anthem” (formerly “The Negro National Anthem”) from hymn books and printed papers at events across America, there are few that can tell you the name of who penned this song.   There are less than that who …

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Celebrating the Roots of Our Heritage-A Gullah/Geechee Shoutin Time!

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) As one takes the journey southward in the Gullah/Geechee Nation whether by Interstate 95 or Highway 17-the Kings Highway, you will arrive at the southern most point of the Gullah/Geechee Nation not long after leaving out of Georgia.  The first area that folks reach in Florida …

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