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Gullah/Geechee Songs and Spiritual Technology

The Spiritual Technologies Project team made a journey to historic St. Helena Island and to Macintosh County in the Gullah/Geechee Nation in order to document the continuing legacy of hymn lining which started in the praise houses and continues to be retained in the churches today.

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Gwine ta Church: The Aftermath of the Charleston Massacre by Queen Quet

Just as in many historical times past, the acts of lynching of a community member and acts of bombings and burnings of Black churches caused us to hurt, but in that hurt we came together to uplift each other, the same is taking place now. One of the first messages to me in South Carolina came from supporters of the Gullah/Geechee Nation in Florida that wanted us to know that they are praying and standing in solidarity with the Gullah/Geechee Nation at their church. I gave thanks. Once again, we were coming together.

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Mama Dem Wisdom by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

As we honor de Gullah/Geechee ooman fa “Women’s Herstory Month,” tune in to this Gullah/Geechee TV broadcast featuring Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) presenting “Mama Dem Wisdom:”

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: Gwine Chuch!

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Tenk Gawd fa de chuch! God is the foundation and center of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Although Gullah/Geechees have a myriad of spiritual practices, it is difficult to find a Gullah/Geechee whose spiritual roots do not come out of the bush arbors and praise houses.  The congregations …

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Celebrating the Roots of Our Heritage-A Gullah/Geechee Shoutin Time!

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) As one takes the journey southward in the Gullah/Geechee Nation whether by Interstate 95 or Highway 17-the Kings Highway, you will arrive at the southern most point of the Gullah/Geechee Nation not long after leaving out of Georgia.  The first area that folks reach in Florida …

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