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Gullah/Geechee Living History Series at St. Helena Island Branch Library-Black History Month 2015

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition continues its FREE St. Helena Branch Library “Gullah Living History Series” with two Black History Month events on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation linked to the theme “African American History Across America.”  Each event will feature readings for the “Gullah/Geechee Read In.”   Queen Quet, Chieftess of the …

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Queen Quet at True Uhuru Books for Black History Month “Gullah/Geechee Read In”

  Cum fa yeddi Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com)!  She is an award winning editor and author that is a world renown speaker.  She will launch the “Gullah/Geechee Read In” at this event.  Bring the family as she shares the story of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and its rich history, heritage, and culture and …

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Celebrating the Gullah/Geechee Literacy Legacy! Join the Gullah/Geechee Read In!

The theme for Black History Month 2015 is “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture” which centers on chronicling the important contributions by African Americans to art, literature, sports and pop culture.   During the month of February, schools, churches, libraries, bookstores, community and professional organizations, and interested citizens are urged to make literacy …

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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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Lunin de Chillun!-The Gullah/Geechee Story in Children’s and Youth Books

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Many people around the world and within the Gullah/Geechee Nation itself have only become aware of the various aspects of history that have been pages written through the endurance and overcoming of Gullah/Geechees once they are adults.  There have been very few children’s authors that have focused …

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