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St. Helena Island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation Celebrates September!

While September indicates the end of summer to many, it is a time of continuing commemorations and celebrations in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. September is “Middle Passage Month” in the Gullah/Geechee Nation… there are a series of events that will take place on historic St. Helena Island, SC that will allow people to directly engage with the Gullah/Geechee community in celebrations of the continuation of their cultural traditions, organizations, and institutions.

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Gullah/Geechee Living History Series Focuses on Sea Island Land Ownership

Gullah/Geechee Living History Series Focuses on Sea Island Land Ownership

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) will host three events at the St. Helena Branch Library as part of the “Gullah/Geechee Living History Series.”

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Pan African Family Empowerment Network Seeks Volunteers

As “Gullah/Geechee Nation Volunteer Month” continues, we are pleased to announce that the Pan-African Family Empowerment Network which is a Beaufort-based public charity which was created to help Gullah/Geechee and other African descendants save their land for current and future generations is seeking volunteers for multiple positions.  They have an immediate need for an experienced webmaster, grants …

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Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Stand for Land: 150 Years Since Sherman’s Meeting in Savannah, GA

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) 150 years ago at this time (8 pm EST), Secretary of War and Major-General William T. Sherman had a meeting with Gullah/Geechee ministers which many have never been taught about.  These ministers had a vision for the future of their people which involved self-determination and self-sufficiency. …

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Join the St. Helena Island Gullah/Geechee Family at the Heritage Days Celebration 2014!

Thursday, November 6, 2014 9 am to 10 pm Tours of the York W. Bailey Museum 3-5 pm Opening Ceremony & Founders’ Memorial 5-8:30 pm “Taste of the Sea Islands” at Campbell Cafeteria 6-7 pm “Road to Remembrance” at Frissell Community House 7-8 pm Traditional Praise Service at Bethesda Christian Center 8-10 pm Wine & …

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Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition & Penn Center Heritage Days Presents a “Landowners, Farmers & Heirs Property Workshop”

Heritage Days Celebration 2014 Landowners, Farmers & Heirs Property Workshop Friday, November 7, 2014 9 am to 1 pm Frissell Community House at Penn Center, Inc. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive St. Helena Island, SC 29920   9-9:30 am                      Registration 9:30-9:35 am                 Welcome Address by Walter Mack of Penn Center Land Use Program 9:35-9:45 am                 “Legacy of Land on …

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Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy: WE Property by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

“WE property” is often stated by Gullah/Geechees to indicate their communal living pattern in family compounds on the Sea Islands.  This also indicates the ownership by tenants in common often referred to as “heirs property” even if that property has now been subdivided and each individual has a portion of it.  This becomes soon forgotten …

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Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy Tour!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) & De Gullah Cunneckshun will close out the 2013 “Gullah/Geechee Gold Souls World Tour” this month. We are currently booking the locations for the 2015 & 2016 “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour!” If you would like to host a presentation and/or community awareness fundraising event, please …

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Our Special Guest, Queen Quet 02/21 by MrPresidentCFO of the Elijah Show

Tune in as Brother Elijah welcomes Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to his airwaves at Our Special Guest, Queen Quet 02/21 by MrPresidentCFO | Blog Talk Radio. This 2 hour broadcast was a discussion of the origins of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and cultural and economic empowerment and stability via the ownership of land.  Brother …

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America’s Heartland – Episode 212: Historic Harvest

America’s Heartland – Episode 212: Historic Harvest focused on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Tune in as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation takes the crew into the field.

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