Tag Archives: Gullah/Geechee Cultural Connections

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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De Gullah/Geechee Rural Ooman

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Since October 2008, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of the Rural Woman annually. This year, I had the opportunity to celebrate this date with a broadcast on “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” entitled “Gullah/Geechee Rural Ooman Feedin de Famlee” (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2013/10/21/gullahgeechee-rural-ooman-feedin-de-famlee). Each year the day is to acknowledge …

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Human Rights Day 2012 in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Gullah/Geechee TV hosted a special broadcast with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation for Human Rights Day 2012. This video linked to the Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio coverage for Human Rights Day and in regard to the 20th Anniversary of the Declaration for Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities. Human Rights …

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Holdin Pun Gullah/Geechee History & Heritage

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation discussed the struggles to be able to hold on to Gullah/Geechee history, language, and heritage on Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio.  The segment can be tuned into here-> http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2012/11/06/gullahgeechee-heritage-history Queen Quet was able to present more details on these aspects of ourstory on Gullah/Geechee TV as well.  Tune in to …

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Yeddi bout de Gullah/Geechee Nation & Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day pun GGTV!

E time fa TV fa we-Gullah/Geechee TV! Yeddi Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions™ (AMP™) as they are interviewed by Tammy Mccottry-Brown of “The Tammy Show.” The three discuss the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week, and the coming “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day.” For photos from the event go to: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.3623199344774.2133922.1417694558&type=3 Take a look at what took …

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Queen Quet Invites you to be a part of “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Days!”

Toyota & Audubon recently selected Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) for a “TogetherGreen Fellowship.”   Queen Quet is launching the first series of public events for her project entitled, “Gullah/Geechee SEA & ME” in which SEA stands for “saving environmental actions” and ME stands for “marine environment.”  Queen Quet will personally host …

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Thomas Johnson Park Dedication on James Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Westchester Park on James Island, SC was renamed for Thomas Johnson on Saturday, June 30, 2012.   Thomas Johnson was a dedicated and diligent community worker throughout his years of residency on this historic island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  He was a leader in the effort to insure that McLeod Plantation would be preserved in …

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