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Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Keynotes at Lorenzo D. Turner Symposium

The Fourth Annual

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Lorenzo Dow Turner Symposium on Gullah/Geechee History and Culture

featuring

Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine

Queen of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

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Chatham County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Chatham County, GA in the Coastal Empire of the Gullah/Geechee Nation is the first Georgia county to proclaim Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2015-Gwine tru de Coast fa Keep de Culcha!

Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2015 will be celebrated throughout the South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida portions of the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s coast July 25-August 2, 2015. Queen Quet states, “We gwine tru de coast fa keep de culcha!” The week will be a journey into the living traditions of native Gullah/Geechees as those that want to learn about this unique indigenous national linguistic and ethnic minority take Gullah/Geechee owned and operated tours to Gullah/Geechee businesses and historic sites .Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy the events that are highlights of this nine days of activities which will honor the lives and legacies of the Emanuel 9.

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“The Weeping Time” and De Gullah/Geechee Ooman

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) ©2014 All Rights Reserved.  Do not reproduce without citation. As my ancestors walked out that morning, they had no words to say They were unsure why they all were being taken out that day. Marched away from a plantation that they had reshaped to be home …

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Black History, Black Codes and Civil Rights

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) announced the theme for “Black History Month 2014” which is “Civil Rights in America.”  This theme coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  However, on this episode of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio,” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation …

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KUJICHAGULIA-Self-Determination in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

In 1999, Marquetta L. Goodwine, who is the founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net), took the human rights violations that had taken place against Gullah/Geechee people of the coastal region of the Carolinas, Georgia, and Northeastern Florida of the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Genevé, Switzerland.  With guidance …

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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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The Bilingual U.S. – Gullah-Geechee Georgia

In the blog entitled, The Bilingual U.S. – Gullah-Geechee Georgia, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation is pictured although she is never quoted.  Interestingly enough, the opening quotation is incorrectly written and is not the actually Gullah/Geechee proverb either.  In addition, the article has incorrect numerical amounts for the Gullah/Geechee population and assist in perpetuating separation …

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Cum Nyam Wid de Gullah/Geechee-Gullah/Geechee Eateries and Restaurants

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Plenee time win peepol da cumin ya, e juss wan nyam an e dun yeddi bout de rice an fish an ting.  Dem na git ta we fish fry an crab boil or crab crak mos de time, so e hafa be da gwine sum a dees …

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