Tag Archives: Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day

Queen’s Chronicle: Healin #GullahGeechee Land & Holdin pun de Culcha

Holdin pun de culcha happens pun de land. If we are taking a stand for land in order to keep Gullah/Geechee cultural heritage alive on it, it requires a significant intellectual, spiritual, and financial investment. So, as much as “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day” is a fun raiser it is also a fundraiser. We call on all those celebrating “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” that truly appreciate the work that is on-going that allows us to still live on our coast and to keep our culture alive here to contribute to the “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy Fund”

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De Drum Soundin fa #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

As Black Music Month came to an end, the sounds of the drum could still be heard throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation from Jacksonville, NC to Jacksonville, FL. The drums are sounding in celebration as county and town councils from North Carolina to Florida are proclaiming “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” from July 30-August 7, 2016. The theme for the celebration is “A Celebration of Self-Determination.”

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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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Cum fa Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day at Historic Mosquito Beach!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation ( http://www.QueenQuet.com) and the Mosquito Beach Business Association are inviting the public to “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day” to launch “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” on historic Mosquito Beach in Charleston County, SC.  This event will take place on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from Noon until 6 pm featuring music, food, …

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Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association Celebrates 5 Years at Penn Center, Inc.

Annually, the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association has a community celebration to engage more Gullah/Geechee fishing families in their efforts and to celebrate with supporters of the association. This year, their celebration will be “Gullah/Geechee Famlee Day at Penn Center, Inc.” The event will take place at the Penn Center National Historic Landmark District in conjunction with 2nd Saturdays at the York W. Bailey Museum on Saturday, July 11, 2015 from Noon to 4 pm.

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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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Gullah/Geechee SEA & ME: Truly a Cultural Journey

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “De wata bring we an de wata gwine tek we bak.” De wata may tro bak de chillun ef e ain kno how fa ack! De chillun na de lun de lil one wha fa do So, ef hunnuh wan um fa kno, den why don’t …

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