Tag Archives: Savannah

Gullah/Geechee Unity in the Community in SAV!

Cum fa jayn we and bring de famlee fa “Gullah/Geechee Unity een de Communitee!”

Join us on the historic riverfront of Savannah, GA for a FREE weekend celebrating the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s history and heritage of this port city and the Coastal Empire!

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Queen’s Chronicles: #GullahGeechee Golden Isles

No doubt it is difficult for those that go to a monument such as the truly artistic one that makes people aware of The Wanderer which was the last documented enslavement vessel to arrive on North American soil to leave that location on Jekyll Island and make the connection to the thousands of Gullah/Geechees that live in neighboring areas such as St. Simon’s Island and Brunswick, GA. However, these are the nuggets of the Golden Isles that hold the stories of self-determination of our ancestors and many of their descendants are those that have resisted allowing their stories to be forgotten.

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Cum fa Juneteenth at de Jepson wid de @GullahGeechee Famlee!

June 11 from 1 pm to 4 pm during ‘Free Family Day’ at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts historic presentations will be done by historian Dr. Amir Jamal Toure, percussionist David Pleasant, and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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De Conch Wha Gwine on een de @GullahGeechee Nation Edition

De Conch is the international ezine of de Gullah/Geechee Nation. Een de Wha Gwine on Edition, hunnuh kin yeddi bout tings wha gwine on disya summa and fall een de Gullah/Geechee Nation. This edition provides information on a number of Gullah/Geechee fundraising projects and how you can support them. Learn about the events taking place and come out with your family. Ef bout we hunnuh wan kno den yeddi de conch da blo!

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Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Keynotes at Lorenzo D. Turner Symposium

The Fourth Annual

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Lorenzo Dow Turner Symposium on Gullah/Geechee History and Culture

featuring

Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine

Queen of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

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Come Celebrate Juneteenth at the Jepson with the Gullah/Geechee Family!

Come meet Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), Amiri Farris, Amir Jamal Toure, and many more of the native of the Gullah/Geechee Nation at the Juneteenth at the Jepson in Savannah, GA in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

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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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Charlie Simmons, Sr. Gullah/Geechee of Hilton Head is Honored with Bridge Renaming

  The South Carolina General Assembly put forth a bill to have the bridge to Hilton Head Island, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation properly renamed to honor Gullah/Geechee community leader and ancestor, Charlie Simmons, Sr.  The entire bill can be found at http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess120_2013-2014/bills/3781.htm .   The Town of Hilton Head officials will be held a ceremony for …

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Jayn we fa Juneteenth at de Jepson Center of de Telfair Museum!

Cum jayn we een Savannah, GA een de Gullah/Geechee Nation fa Juneteenth at de Jepson Center June 7, 2014 1-4pm   Telfair Musuem’s Jepson Center for the Arts 207 W York Street Savannah, GA 31401 http://www.telfair.org  featuring presentations by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Dr. Amir Jamal Toure and Dayclean de African …

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Haint Blu, Rice, and Skateboards: Savannah Gullah/Geechee Culture

“Haint Blue, Rice, and Skateboards: Savannah Gullah/Geechee Culture” Sunday, May 18, 2014 3 pm – 5 pm FREE Beach Institute 502 E. Harris Street Savannah, GA 31401 “Jine we fa Lecture by Doctuh A. Jamal Touré with Bubba, Mista Chinchi, and the African Spirit.”

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