Tag Archives: Juneteenth

Black Music Month and Gullah/Geechee Sounds

June is “Black Music Month” which gives Gullah/Geechees a specific time to celebrate what they already love to make-music. The Spirituals are the official music of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the state of South Carolina due to the fact that they were created by native Gullah/Geechees on plantations of the Sea Islands. Not only have these Spiritual sounds been exported from the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s coast and disbursed around the world, numerous genres of music owe their beginnings to being birthed out of those that grew up in the church and sang the Spirituals.

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Freedom Celebrations een de #GullahGeechee Nation

Wheyeba freedum be, hunnuh gwine find de Gullah/Geechee! Cum celebrate wid we!

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Juneteenth Freedom Celebrations in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Juneteenth is the oldest commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. Join the Gullah/Geechee in this celebration via these FREE family activities!

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From Juneteenth to Jubilee: A Gullah/Geechee Journey with Queen Quet

Join the Walterboro, SC family in the annual celebration for the Colleton County Memorial Library Summer Reading Program! Author Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will take the community on a histo-musical journey entitled, From Juneteenth to Jubilee: A Gullah/Geechee Journey. Admission is FREE!

Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 6 pm

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Cum fa Juneteenth at de Jepson wid de @GullahGeechee Famlee!

June 11 from 1 pm to 4 pm during ‘Free Family Day’ at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts historic presentations will be done by historian Dr. Amir Jamal Toure, percussionist David Pleasant, and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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Come Celebrate Juneteenth at the Jepson with the Gullah/Geechee Family!

Come meet Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), Amiri Farris, Amir Jamal Toure, and many more of the native of the Gullah/Geechee Nation at the Juneteenth at the Jepson in Savannah, GA in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

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Jayn we fa Juneteenth at de Jepson Center of de Telfair Museum!

Cum jayn we een Savannah, GA een de Gullah/Geechee Nation fa Juneteenth at de Jepson Center June 7, 2014 1-4pm   Telfair Musuem’s Jepson Center for the Arts 207 W York Street Savannah, GA 31401 http://www.telfair.org  featuring presentations by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Dr. Amir Jamal Toure and Dayclean de African …

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Juneteenth Jubilee wid de Gullah/Geechee

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) As we celebrated 150 years since the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, it is an interesting time to reflect on the songs that were sung leading up to this day of Jubilee and shoutin cuz hunnuh free!  Just as the sound of songs …

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