Tag Archives: NC

Wilmington on Fire Premieres at UNCW

January 21st at 7:30 pm at the UNCW Kenan Auditorium Kimberly McLaughlin-Smith, UNCW’s diversity and inclusion specialist, will moderate the panel discussion, “How Artists Can Create Social Change” following the screening of this long awaited documentary. The panelist will include filmmaker, Christopher Everett, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), “Always in Season” Director/Producer, Jackie Olive, “Cape Fear Rising” author, Philip Gerard, independent researcher, Kent Chatfield, spoken word artist, Khalisa Kelly Rae, and CEO of “Social Designs” Jada Monica Drew.

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Coastal Flooding and Culture in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

As our prayers turned the hurricane completely into the sea and away from land, my soul was still not settled that there was not more to come. Within hours, this feeling was confirmed as the photos and videos started to appear and states of emergency were declared in the Carolinas.

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Don’t Drill Off the Gullah/Geechee Coast Ripples Like Waves as Climate Week 2015 Begins!

They stood together to once again say, “Don’t drill!”

Oil exploration off our coast will harm seafood, but that’s not all it will kill

The Gullah/Geechee culture is inextricably tied to the sea

Which is why “Don’t Drill” is the mantra in GA, NC, and SC!

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Pender County & Oyotunji Proclaim Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation!

At the first “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Night at MJ’s Soul Food,” the space was not short of Gullah/Geechees that came out to take part in the night of celebration nor was Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation short of more messages to share. Pender County, NC mailed in its first proclamation for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week” which Queen Quet read as the event was preparing to get underway. Given the wording of this and several other proclamations, Queen Quet also elaborated on the details of the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor national heritage area that runs through the Gullah/Geechee Nation so that all supporters will truly understand that coming to the Gullah/Geechee Nation encompasses that corridor which the US government declared in honor of the Gullah/Geechee living legacy as a mean to assist the Gullah/Geechees with self-empowerment in order to continue their culture and protect their land.

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Brunswick County, NC Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Tune in to Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV) as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) shares the first proclamation for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week”

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Gullah/Geechee Truth Rises from Wilmington’s Ashes

Tune in to Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio as Queen Quet, Chiettess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) interviews filmmaker, Christopher Everett about the history of the northernmost part of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.gullahgeecheenation.com)-the Cape Fear, NC region.  The two dialogue about the history of the Wilmington Massacre, the Wilmington, Ten, and the loss of Gullah/Geechee traditions in …

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De Conch January 2013 Edition Has Been Released!

“De Conch” is the International ezine of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  In order to learn details about the events, news, and culture within the Gullah/Geechee Nation, you can subscribe for FREE to the publication by sending email to GullGeeCo@aol.com. You can also view the January 2013 edition online at http://content.yudu.com/Library/A21ee2/DeConchJanuary2013/resources/index.htm?referrerUrl=http%3A%2F%2Ffree.yudu.com%2Fitem%2Fdetails%2F714330%2FDe-Conch-January-2013 Ef bout wi hunnuh wan kno den …

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De Gullah/Geechee Nation & Environmental Justice

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Approximately 15 years ago, I had the wonderful opportunity of being invited to Atlanta, GA to present on Gullah/Geechee culture and the Sea Islands for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).   I had no idea that this multi-million dollar building in the heart of downtown …

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