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Zooming in on the Fight for Indigenous Rights

Tune in to the 34th episode of “Zooming in on Sustainability” as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) discusses the fight for indigenous rights with Paulette Blanchard. These ladies are part of the Rising Voices that have shared in the movement to protect and continue indigenous cultural heritage and protect the environment through it.

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Queen’s Chronicle: Gullah/Geechee Linguistic Misrepresentation and Maintaining Indigenous Languages

“As Rita Mae Brown put it ‘Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.’ A Gullah/Geechee proverb says: ‘Ef hunnuh ain kno whey hunnuh dey frum, hunnuh ain gwine kno whey hunnuh gwine.’ ‘Absolutely nothing is so important for a nation’s culture as its language.’

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Queen Quet Releases “WEBE Gullah/Geechee: Cultural Capital & Collaboration Anthology”

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Releases “WEBE Gullah/Geechee: Cultural Capital & Collaboration Anthology” Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) has released her long awaiting second anthology, WEBE Gullah/Geechee Cultural Capital & Collaboration Anthology.  This is a historic work that details interdisciplinary research within the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Ethnography, anthropology, science, history, and …

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Queen Quet of Gullah/Geechee Nation is one of the World Leaders at 1st UN Indigenous Conference

  Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is on the “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour.”  Today, she is one of the delegates at the United Nations for the first “World Conference of Indigenous People.”  Queen Quet not only represents the Gullah/Geechees as their elected leader and spokesperson, she is also a permanent …

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