Tag Archives: Reconstruction

Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Stand for Land: 150 Years Since Sherman’s Meeting in Savannah, GA

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) 150 years ago at this time (8 pm EST), Secretary of War and Major-General William T. Sherman had a meeting with Gullah/Geechee ministers which many have never been taught about.  These ministers had a vision for the future of their people which involved self-determination and self-sufficiency. …

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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 Gullah/Geechee an Reconstruction at the St. Helena Branch Library

De Gullah/Geechee An Reconstruction Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will present “De Gullah/Geechee an Reconstruction” as part of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition‘s “Gullah/Geechee Living Legacy Series” at the St. Helena Branch Library on historic St. Helena Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Queen Quet will open the Black History Month Celebration at …

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Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy Part 3: Rights & Reconstruction by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

To conclude the Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio three part series on “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy,” I took the time to focus on land grants and land grant institutions that were provided to enhance the sustainability of anglo communities in opposition to what had been done during the same era regarding Black land ownership.  I also took …

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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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Gullah/Geechee TV Nayshun Nyews Ep 97-Tunis Campbell Celebration 2012

Gullah/Geechee TV’s “Gullah/Geechee Nayshun Nyews with Queen Quet” focused on the 2012 “Tunis Campbell Celebration.”   This annual events takes place in Brunswick, GA in the Gullah/Geechee Nation around April 1st.   Rev. Zack L. Lyde who founded the event is on the Assembly of Representatives for the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   He wanted this event …

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