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Charlie Simmons, Sr. Gullah/Geechee of Hilton Head is Honored with Bridge Renaming

  The South Carolina General Assembly put forth a bill to have the bridge to Hilton Head Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation properly renamed to honor Gullah/Geechee community leader and ancestor, Charlie Simmons, Sr.  The entire bill can be found at http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess120_2013-2014/bills/3781.htm .   The Town of Hilton Head officials will be held a ceremony for …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation on WHHI TV of Hilton Head

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A Journey Through Gullah/Geechee Ourstory in Beaufort County, SC

Beaufort County, SC completed joined in the celebration of the history and heritage of the Gullah/Geechee Nation!  All four incorporated townships-Beaufort, Port Royal, Bluffton, and Hilton Head Island-and the county council all presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with proclamations to show their support of continuing the heritage and culture of Gullah/Geechees. …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: A Journey Through Ourstory

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Beaufort County, SC is the second oldest county in South Carolina.  This county became what it is do to the blood, sweat, and tears of Gullah/Geechees that toiled in the Sea Island cotton, rice, and indigo fields of the Sea Islands that the county consist of …

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