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The Road Through St. Helena with Rollins by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

“Gullah/Geechee Volunteer Month” began as a true journey through my own community.  It was wonderful to see the place again through the eyes of students that had never been to St. Helena before.  We walked the road together and sat and talked in different spaces which as invigorating.  However, the most stimulating thing was the …

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Welcome Center Dedication at Penn Center, Inc. on Historic St. Helena Island, SC

The public is cordially invited to attend Penn Center’s dedication ceremony and reception for the Courtney P. Siceloff Welcome Center Friday, December 12, 2014 at 5 pm. Courtney P. Siceloff became a lightning rod of the civil rights movement as the first executive director of the Penn Center on St. Helena Island from 1950 to …

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31st Annual Heritage Days Celebration een de Gullah/Geechee Nation!

Join us on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation November 7-10, 2013 for the  31st Annual Heritage Days Celebration at  Penn Center, Inc. “Eyes Still on the Prize: Celebrating a Legacy of Change”     This year’s event is being co-chaired by our own, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation   …

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Holdin Pun Gullah/Geechee History & Heritage

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation discussed the struggles to be able to hold on to Gullah/Geechee history, language, and heritage on Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio.  The segment can be tuned into here-> http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2012/11/06/gullahgeechee-heritage-history Queen Quet was able to present more details on these aspects of ourstory on Gullah/Geechee TV as well.  Tune in to …

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