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This Land is Our Land: The Struggle and Beauty of Gullah/Geechee

The Gullah/Geechee are a declared minority group with their own language and ethnicity that is discernible even within the African-American population. A nation within a nation. They are largely self sufficient, depending on much of the same farming and fishing techniques that have sustained them since the enslavement of their ancestors.

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Gullah/Geechee Foodways and Heritage Days

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Afroculinary Specialist, Michael W. Twitty (www.afroculinary.com) had a dialogue about the revolutionary nature of maintaining a cultural culinary legacy and how this relates to the roots of Gullah/Geechee culture.

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Dorchester County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!

Dorchester County is celebrating first in 2015! They hold the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest sweet tea for the first time and they have now proclaimed their first “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week!”

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Mama Dem and de Land-De Gullah/Geechee Ooman Stand

Tune in to the opening of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio‘s annual “Women’s Herstory Celebration!”  On this episode entitled, “Mama Dem and de Land-De Gullah/Geechee Ooman Stand”  Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) discusses the roles that Gullah/Geechee women played in regard to land from the time of the TransAtlantic Slave Trade to the present …

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In Remembrance of Our Gullah/Geechee Ancestors That Made the Passage by Queen Quet

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) ©2013 All Rights Reserved. On March 25th I stood on the shores of Bennett’s Point surrounded by family. We stood shoulder to should looking over at the next island thinking of what our ancestors could see. We looked into the water and saw the sweetgrass growing …

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Gullah/Geechee Alkebulan Archive Strives Not Only to Document, but Keep Culture Alive!

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (Email: GullGeeCo@aol.com) is the premiere organization for the advocacy of the rights of Gullah/Geechees worldwide.  In addition to insuring the accurate representation of Gullah/Geechee people and our heritage and culture, the Coalition seeks to insure land ownership continuation and reclamation.  The …

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