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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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KUUMBA een de Gullah/Geechee Nation-Creativity and Community

During Kwanzaa 2013, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) focused on the sixth principle of Nguzo Saba by giving background on the various methods of creativity and their manifestations in the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.gullahgeecheenation.com).  Queen Quet addresses the fact that Gullah/Geechee creativity does not start nor end with sweetgrass basketry, quilting, painting, singing, …

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