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Support Queen Quet of @GullahGeechee Going to UN’s COP22

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) tirelessly works to help keep the Gullah/Geechee culture alive and to protect the environment. Her native culture is inextricably tied to the land and the waterways of the Sea Islands and the Atlantic Ocean. Due to major climate change dynamics, there are numerous threats to the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s coast and thereby to the continuation of the cultural traditions of Gullah/Geechees. Please support her journey to the UN’s COP22.

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Down Caribbean Way in the Gullah/Geechee Nation-Fort Fremont Fundraiser

In order to bring more awareness to the historic Fort Fremont, the Friends of Fort Fremont have held a number of lectures and events. On Friday, September 30, 2016, they will host an evening of entertainment to raise funds for the interpretive center for the site at the Celadon Club on Lady’s Island from 6-8:30 pm. They are inviting everyone out to enjoy the music mixed by DJ Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™ (AMP™) as they ask everyone to join them “Down Caribbean Way.”

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September Celebrations een de #GullahGeechee Nation

September is Middle Passage Month in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. In the midst of the on-going traditions of honoring our ancestors and paying homage to them for all that they did to thrive and survive in the face of hardships and oppression, we also celebrate our continued existence. We gee tenks ta GAWD fa mekin we Gullah/Geechee Anointed People!

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Queen Quet Gwine Bak Daufuskie pun Gullah/Geechee TV!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) returned to Daufuskie Island, SC to interview Michael Bedenbaugh of the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation about the restoration of homes in the Gullah/Geechee Nation for the Gullah/Geechee families of the island.

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation on “It’s My House”

Host LA discusses the history of the existence of the http://www.gullahgeecheenation.com (www.gullahgeecheenation.com) and how the family compound and Gullah/Geechee land ownership is an example of multigenerational wealth that should be known about and duplicated.

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Support the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network on Lowcountry Giving Day!

Please support the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network on Lowcountry Giving Day by donating whatever amount you can to our link on May 5th at http://www.lowcountrygivingday.org. All funds that we raise that day will be matched by the Coastal Community Foundation​. Tenki tenki fa hep we Lift de Lowcountry!

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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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Support the St. Helena Branch Library in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

As we seek to support the “Fill the Shelves” fundraiser that the Friends of the Library is having to assist the St. Helena Branch with getting more books and DVDs, we are also supporting keeping the current hours of all of the county libraries. To that effect, we will speak out on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5 pm during the Beaufort County Council meeting and we pray that our supporters and community members will also come to speak out in support of keeping our libraries fully funded and in full operation as well.

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation on Men of Respect-MOR Radio

Tune in as Strong Wind and Roc welcome Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) to Men of Respect (MOR Radio).  The three have an engaging dialogue about the Gullah/Geechee Nation and “De Wata Bring We: An Afternoon of Gullah/Geechee at Adriala Gallery” (http://gullahgeecheenation.com/2014/07/03/de-wata-bring-we-an-afternoon-of-gullahgeechee-at-adriala-gallery/). Tune in to this journey of healing brought on by the …

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Bringing Gullah/Geechee to NYC: Award Winning Artists Queen Quet & Brian Strong Wind Williams

Two award winning artists with Carolina roots will come together on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Brooklyn for “De Wata Bring We: An Afternoon of Gullah/Geechee at Adriala Gallery.” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation returns to New York City by popular demand as she makes this her second stop in the northeast on the “Gullah/ …

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