Tag Archives: land use

Gullah/Geechee: Heirs to Heirlooms

Many Gullah/Geechee heirs lost the value of their inheritance and their heirlooms over the generations because they truly were unaware of the value that lies therein.  They didn’t realize that land was not a burden because you had to pay taxes for it.  It is actually one of the greatest assets that one can possess.  An asset greater than that our ancestors had even during their enslavement on these lands that are now the Gullah/Geechee Nation is vision. 

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Lady’s Island Planning Continues @GullahGeechee

Last year’s Designing Lady’s Island forum and report was the start of a citizen-driven planning process to realize your vision for the community. Next week, please drop-in to continue shaping the future of Lady’s Island @GullahGeechee.

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Join the St. Helena Island Gullah/Geechee Family at the Heritage Days Celebration 2014!

Thursday, November 6, 2014 9 am to 10 pm Tours of the York W. Bailey Museum 3-5 pm Opening Ceremony & Founders’ Memorial 5-8:30 pm “Taste of the Sea Islands” at Campbell Cafeteria 6-7 pm “Road to Remembrance” at Frissell Community House 7-8 pm Traditional Praise Service at Bethesda Christian Center 8-10 pm Wine & …

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Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition & Penn Center Heritage Days Presents a “Landowners, Farmers & Heirs Property Workshop”

Heritage Days Celebration 2014 Landowners, Farmers & Heirs Property Workshop Friday, November 7, 2014 9 am to 1 pm Frissell Community House at Penn Center, Inc. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive St. Helena Island, SC 29920   9-9:30 am                      Registration 9:30-9:35 am                 Welcome Address by Walter Mack of Penn Center Land Use Program 9:35-9:45 am                 “Legacy of Land on …

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New National Speakers Bureau includes Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

New Speakers Bureau Launches as the Voice for Diversity and Inclusion  in National Parks, Outdoor Environments, and Environmental Organizations! The notion that Americans of color are uninterested in environmental matters and afraid of the Great Outdoors was turned on its ear on Monday, August 25, 2014 with the launch of the Diverse Environmental Leaders (DEL) …

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