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International African American Museum (IAAM): An Institution of Living Legacy

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation For over 10 years, I have been blessed to embrace a powerful group of people in Charleston, SC as my ancestors also embraced me and held me even closer in that city than they ever had before.   When I walked along the cobble stone street into …

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Queen Quet and the Gullah/Geechee Nation on International TV!

CNN International’s “Inside Africa” spent a few days in the Gullah/Geechee Nation documenting the history, heritage, and culture and the connections to Africa.   Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Minister of Information Elder Carlie Towne, Minister of Protocol Elder Lesa Wineglass-Smalls, sweetgrass basket maker, Elder Vera Manigault, De Gullah Cunneckshun, and Gullah/Geechee Fishing …

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Gullah/Geechee Alkebulan Archive Strives Not Only to Document, but Keep Culture Alive!

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (Email: GullGeeCo@aol.com) is the premiere organization for the advocacy of the rights of Gullah/Geechees worldwide.  In addition to insuring the accurate representation of Gullah/Geechee people and our heritage and culture, the Coalition seeks to insure land ownership continuation and reclamation.  The …

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