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Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee at Maroon Cultural Day featured by Audubon
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is an alumni of Toyota TogetherGreen with Audubon. She participated in the second annual Maroon Cultural Day at Beilder Forest along with members of the Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association. During the celebration, she was asked to discuss her work with Gullah/Geechee SEA & ME which is an environmental engagement and sustainability program that she continues to lead at the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition and which is supported by the Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank.
Gullah/Geechee Nation in “Exiled from History: America’s Maroons
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Dr. Amir Jamal Toure are two Gullah/Geechee Nation leaders and scholars featured in the new documentary, “Exiled from History: America’s Maroons.” The Gullah/Geechee TV & Movie Club will host a screening of the film with the filmmakers and both scholars on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the fall.
Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Appears in “Exiled from History: America’s Maroons”
The story of marooned people is often only found amongst the descendants of those communities and in some manuscripts of those that have researched them for academic purposes. On the same night that WGN aired, “Underground” Season 2 which Queen Quet consulted for, DC TV premiered “Exiled from History: America’s Maroons.”
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Honored Guest at Maroon Commemoration in St. Croix
St. Croix Unified for Community, Culture, Environment, and Economic Development (SUCCEED), Inc. has invited Queen Quet, Chieftess and Head-of-State of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) to be an honored guest and presenter for their Inaugural Maroon Commemorative Event in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. This will be Queen Quet’s first return to the Virgin Islands after her …
Gullah/Geechee TV Nayshun Nyews with Queen Quet Focuses on African Presence in Puerto Rico
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation takes viewers to the island of Puerto Rico in search of the history of the African presence during the 98th episode of “Gullah/Geechee TV Nayshun Nyews with Queen Quet.” Queen Quet takes viewers to San Juan and Old San Juan to seek the historical connections to Mother Africa …