Queen Quet was given a statement by the ancestors in a vision and this became the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition’s motto which has been incorrectly published as a “Gullah proverb” by many that did not cite Queen Quet for the origin of the quote:
“Hunnuh mus tek cyare de root fa heal de tree.”
However, she has lived these words as she’s worked on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee community for over thirty five years and she continues to stand and lead the efforts to keep Gullah/Geechee culture alive and heal the community from the hostility and misrepresentation that they have endured.
In 1996, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) came into existence when there were no other groups in the world with Gullah/Geechee in their names. Since that time, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition has galvanized people worldwide and gotten them to participate in the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture. As a result, there are numerous websites, articles, …
The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition which was founded by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will celebrate 17 years of leading the fight for the land and human rights of Gullah/Geechees worldwide on December 21, 2013. In celebration of this landmark, Queen Quet will …