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Hilton Head Island Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2017!

The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC continues its participation in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” this year.  Mayor Bennett presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with a proclamation to this effect during the June town council meeting which was also broadcasted live.

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Jasper County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation!

Jasper County Council in South Carolina presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with a proclamation in honor of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2017.”

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Charleston Continues de #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week Celebration

The City of Charleston, SC is where “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” all began so it was extremely appropriate that this was the city that culminated the celebration. Mayor Tecklenberg and his wife Sandy were there for the libation ceremony and they participated in the “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™.” De ancestas bin da shout fa disya week fa be a blessin! Tenki Tenki Chucktown fa de love and Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation!

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Hampton County Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week

Hampton County, SC proclaimed its second “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”

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Colleton County Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Colleton County, SC continues its participation in celebration “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” for the second year.

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Georgetown County Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Georgetown County, SC continued its participation in “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!” They presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation with the proclamation during a county council meeting.

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Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™ 2017

Cum fa jayn we pun historic St. Helena Island, SC een de Gullah/Geechee Nation fa de 12th Annual “Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival™”

August 4-6, 2017

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Oyotunji African Village Proclaims #GullahGeechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Alase Oba Adefunmi Adejuyigbe and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) came together at Oyotunji African Village in the Gullah/Geechee Nation for the proclamation of “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2016!” Yeddi disya! Asé!

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Glynn County & Brunswick Proclaim Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Glynn County and the City of Brunswick, GA Proclaim Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week on the annual “Queen Quet Day” in Brunswick.

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Queen’s Chronicles: #GullahGeechee Golden Isles

No doubt it is difficult for those that go to a monument such as the truly artistic one that makes people aware of The Wanderer which was the last documented enslavement vessel to arrive on North American soil to leave that location on Jekyll Island and make the connection to the thousands of Gullah/Geechees that live in neighboring areas such as St. Simon’s Island and Brunswick, GA. However, these are the nuggets of the Golden Isles that hold the stories of self-determination of our ancestors and many of their descendants are those that have resisted allowing their stories to be forgotten.

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