Tag Archives: holidays

Celebrate the Holy Days in Gullah/Geechee Ways!

Cum fa jayn de @GullahGeechee famlee een sum fun and ting fa de Holy Days een Chastun and pun St. Helena Islandt!

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2015 fa de Gullah/Geechee

I look back and remember all the family that was killed

And I can also look back on all the smiles and the days when we were thrilled.

With my mind’s eye there are so many things that I’ve been able to see

And I give thanks for the many blessings bestowed upon the Gullah/Geechee.

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Memorial Day de Gullah/Geechee Way!

Queen Quet akes the listeners on a historical journey from May 1, 1865 when the first Decoration Day was led by 10,000 Gullah/Geechees who were joined by Union soldiers and northern missionaries in Charleston, SC to honor those that were fallen soldiers of the US Civil War to the current events in the Gullah/Geechee Nation that are living memorials to the legacy of Gullah/Geechees.

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Kwanzaa and Gullah/Geechee Culture

Annually, Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio host an on-air celebration of Kwanzaa.  Past episodes have been shared by thousands of people around the world and can be found at https://gullahgeecheenation.com/tag/kwanzaa/ along with details of each of the principles that make up the Nguzo Saba. Some Gullah/Geechees celebrate the harvest celebration of Africa which is “kwanza” as well as the …

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Decoration Day-Memorializing the Gullah/Geechee Way

  Tune in to Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) as she provides the history of the celebration of “Decoration Day” in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and how this evolved into Memorial Day throughout the United States of America.   Many are unaware that the roots of this holiday stemmed …

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