Tag Archives: Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank

Oppose More Private Docks in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Division of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management responded to numerous letters requesting a public hearing regarding the request of Charles F. Harris to obtain a private dock on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation near Fort Fremont Historic Site. This request referenced by OCRM-16-354-G was opposed by all that attended the public hearing at the St. Helena Branch Library on January 24, 2017. Public comment letters can still be sent in to add to this opposition to Geordy Madlinger at madlingj@dhec.sc.gov until February 7th.

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Uniting on the Shore of #GullahGeechee Due to the Rising Sea

Queen Quet is known for bringing together circles of people of diverse backgrounds to connect with one another on a wide range of issues. So, she is gladly returning back to the Gullah/Geechee Nation for “Hands Across the Sands” at Folly Beach on May 21, 2016 at 11:45 am in order to literally bring the hands of people together on the coast. She will be one of the speakers at this event as they draw more attention to the movement to prevent seismic gun use along the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s coast.

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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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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Continues Gullah/Geechee Healing and Continuation

St. Helena Island, SC native Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) celebrated the 17th anniversary of being the first Gullah/Geechee to ever speak before the United Nations in Genevé, Switzerland on behalf of Gullah/Geechees by continuing to work to keep the culture alive. She and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) which she founded in 1996 in order to insure that Gullah/Geechee traditions and landownership would continue celebrated the conclusion of another successful “Gullah/Geechee Nation Volunteer Month” and invites the community to the landmark St. Helena Branch Library to events for healing the community and continue Gullah/Geechee culture.

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Coastal Cultures Conference 2016: Gwine ta de Wata: Gullah/Geechee & Sea Island Sustainability

Cum fa yeddi frum we bout Gwine ta de Wata: Gullah/Geechee & Sea Island Sustainability at de 4th Coastal Cultures Conference at de St. Helena Library!

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Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition & MUSC Host Community Facilitator Training

Come join the

Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition

&

the Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center staff

at the

St. Helena Branch Library on historic St. Helena Island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 11:30 am to 4 pm

for a FREE training session for community facilitators in cancer education. Pre-registration is required. Email GullGeeCo@aol.com.

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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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Coastal Cultures Conference 2015: De Wata da We: Gullah/Geechee Sustainability

The 2015 Coastal Cultures Conference: De Wata da We: Gullah/Geechee Sustainability will focus on the sustainability of Sea Island waterways and the Gullah/Geechee waterway traditions.  Sessions will include seafood safety and human health, Gullah/Geechee traditional fishing methods and environmental impacts, oysters as a keystone of the environment, and spirituality, creativity, and the sea.   The day …

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Cultural Competency in the Midst of Environmental Injustice and Environmental Racism

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Since its inception in 1996, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) has focused on numerous environmental protection and restoration issues along the Intercoastal Waterway of the Sea Islands and Lowcountry that comprise the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   Whether on a local, state, or federal level, we have witnessed …

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Gullah/Geechee Celebration of the Sea: Healin de Famlee

Cum jayn wi fa Gul!ah/Geechee Celebration of the Sea 2013: Healin de Famlee at the Hunting Island Nature Center Saturday, September 14, 2013 Noon-5 pm Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and the founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) invites you to come spend the afternoon enjoying Gullah/Geechee cuisine and interactive …

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