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KUJICHAGULIA-Self-Determination in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

In 1999, Marquetta L. Goodwine, who is the founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net), took the human rights violations that had taken place against Gullah/Geechee people of the coastal region of the Carolinas, Georgia, and Northeastern Florida of the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Genevé, Switzerland.  With guidance …

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De Gullah/Geechee Storee pun Jehosee

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Disya islandt menee ain gwine see. Bout e nyam manee ain gwine yeddi. E one de place a Carolina Gold een Sous Cackalackee. Disya whey we bin tek disya Gullah/Geechee journee… Jehosee island is a historic Carolina Gold rice plantation where between 700 and 1000 Gullah/Geechees …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Week Declared in Beaufort County, SC!

July 27-August 4, 2013 has been declared “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” in Beaufort County, SC.  The Town of Bluffton presented a proclamation to Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (http://www.QueenQuet.com) at their town hall meeting on Tuesday.  She has been invited to the Beaufort County Council meeting on July 22, 2013 to receive one …

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Penn Center, Inc. Celebrates Women’s History Month with “We Be Women” Artists and Authors of the Lowcountry

PENN CENTER National Historic Landmark District on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation In Honor Of Women’s History Month presents “We Be Women Artists & Authors” NINE ARTIST & SEVEN AUTHORS of the Lowcountry including authors Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Patricia Bee, Lynn M. Brant, and Susan Madison. “We Be …

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Yeddi bout de Gullah/Geechee Nation weeklee pun GGTV!

E time fa TV fa we-Gullah/Geechee TV! Ef hunnuh wan kno who webe, tune een ta GGTV!

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Frum de Ga’dun ta de Table: De Gullah/Geechee Sho Able!

Queen’s Chronicles: Frum de Ga’dun ta de Table: De Gullah/Geechee Sho Able! by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation The world has come to appreciate my statement which is also the slogan of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition-“Hunnuh mus tek cyare de root fa heal de tree.”   However, people do not necessarily realize …

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Cum Nyam Wid de Gullah/Geechee-Gullah/Geechee Eateries and Restaurants

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Plenee time win peepol da cumin ya, e juss wan nyam an e dun yeddi bout de rice an fish an ting.  Dem na git ta we fish fry an crab boil or crab crak mos de time, so e hafa be da gwine sum a dees …

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