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Gullah/Geechee: Living Resilience and Cultural Sustainability
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) returned to the University of Florida as one of the stops on the “Healin’ de Land World Tour.” She was afforded the honor to be a “Dean’s Scholar” and she provided the keynote address, “Gullah/Geechee: Living Resilience and Cultural Sustainability.” Tune een fa yeddi disya frum Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV).
Queen Quet presents “The Reality of Being Gullah/Geechee” in the UK
Queen Quet is on the “Healin’ de Land World Tour” to raise funds and awareness for the Gullah/Geechee Nation. In this interactive histo-musical presentation in the UK, Queen Quet will bring to life ‘The Reality of Being Gullah/Geechee.’
Jasper County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019
Jasper County, SC has proclaimed “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019!” This year, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will actually present in that county on August 1, 2019 at 5 pm at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage.
Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Embarks on World Tour from Queen City to Queen’s Park
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation who was homegrown on historic St. Helena and Polowana Islands, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation has embarked on her annual world tour themed “Healin’ de Land.”
De Gullah/Geechee: Voices of a Living African Legacy
Gullah/Geechee Deckle Edge Panelists are the living embodiment of a group whose collective voice has been marginalized and relegated to storytelling as entertainment in order to keep the south in the manner that others want to know it. This has not allowed the voice of self-determination and cultural continuation to truly be heard until now.
Save the Sea Islands Tour Takes Queen Quet to the Midwest
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will continue the “Save the Sea Islands Tour” in the midwest in April. There are numerous public events in Minnesota that are being sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Winston Committee. Cum fa jayn we and bring hunnuh famlee!
Gullahs of Achievement A Celebration of Black History
The landmark St. Helena Branch Library will host its annual free Black History Month celebration on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6 pm. Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition will provide the keynote address for the program themed “Gullahs of Achievement.” Queen Quet will focus on the legacy of Gullah/Geechee native Robert S. Abbott who founded “The Defender” newspaper and how his publication altered the history of tens of thousands of people of African descent during the era that is now referred to as “The Great Migration.”
Kwanzaa and De Gullah/Geechee
Tune in to learn more about Kwanzaa via Gullah/Geechee TV as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation takes us on a historical journey of the celebration at UNC!
Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to Close the American Public Health Association Conference
Not only will the thousands of attendees be able to hear Queen Quet present, “Yeddi We: Rising Voices of the Gullah/Geechee,” the dialogue will be broadcasted live. Tune een fa yeddi disya at 2:30 pm EST at https://apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual/attend-virtually/apha-live