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Fa de @GullahGeechee Chillun

Fa Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2020, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation became a cartoon! Yeddi disya and mo ting fa de chillun!

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Colleton County, SC @GullahGeechee Celebrates Queen Quet’s 20 Years of Service

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) celebrates 20 years of helping promote literacy and teaching about the cultural heritage and legacy of the Gullah/Geechee Nation at the Colleton County Memorial Library.

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Juneteenth Week Celebration in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

In solidarity with our family in Texas including those of the island of Galveston and those called “Black Seminole” and “Afro-Seminole” who are part of the Gullah/Geechee Diaspora, we celebrate Juneteenth annually. We continue to remain dedicated to this celebration of freedom in spite of the fact that many of our annual in-person events where we sound the drum will not take place for 2020. We pray that you will join us the entire week to celebrate virtually.

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Beaufort County Bookmobile is Ready to Roll So More Folks Will Read!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is a Friend of Beaufort County Libraries. She is proud to see the return of the bookmobile to St. Helena Island! The community will have an opportunity to “Meet the Bookmobile” at library branches before beginning its summer route on Monday, June 5. Check it out at the following locations:

Lobeco Branch Library – Thursday, June 1, 11:00-3:00pm

St. Helena Branch Library – Friday, June 2, 11:00-3:00pm

Hilton Head Branch Library – Saturday, June 3, 11:00-3:00pm

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Tenk GAWD fa de Gullah/Geechee Chillun! by Queen Quet

Nebba fagit whey hunnuh cum frum!  Mi yeddi disya frum Mama dem fa tru. Dem kno sey hunnuh bin da gwine sumwhey and e wan mek sho wha dey een hunnuh mind fa do. Tenk GAWD fa Mama dem wods and fa de Gullah/Geechee chillun tuh! Disya wha mek home wort cumin home tuh fa …

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Disya Who WEBE: Gullah/Geechee Foundations of Black History at the St. Helena Branch Library

In celebration of “Black History/African Heritage Month,” the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition in conjunction with the St. Helena Branch Library invites you to “Disya Who WEBE: Gullah/Geechee Foundations of Black History.” The afternoon of events will be hosted by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. 1-2:30 pm CNN International’s Documentary on the Gullah/Geechee Nation …

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