Tag Archives: Sea Island

Supporting Gullah/Geechee Nation Rebuilding, Restoration, and Storm Preparation

The northern most region of the Gullah/Geechee Nation has suffered a great deal of damage and loss due to Hurricane Florence and the subsequent flooding that is still on-going.  The leaders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation have been providing disaster and storm preparedness information and will increase the workshops and trainings throughout the coast following the …

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Penn Center and the Gullah/Geechee Community

The Gullah/Geechee family of St. Helena Island seemed to be singing in harmony once again during this first gathering of what is the Penn Center Community Relations Committee (CRC).  The CRC is a standing committee of the Penn Center, Inc. Board of Trustees. It was established on December 8, 2017 in order to improve and enhance the relationship between Penn Center, Inc. and the community it serves.

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Gullah/Geechee Souls and Sea Island Cotton

just as the stock market does, I value Sea Island cotton. I value it because of the blood, sweat, and tears that helped nourish it at its roots here in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. 

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I Was Free and They Should Be Free! Harriet Tubman Journey of the Gullah/Geechee

“The most important thing was that I had a purpose-to get my kin out of bondage by any means.”
• Harriet Tubman #UndergroundWGN

I sat this evening watching and listening, meditating and feeling. I had to hold the shouting for later as I sat in the clearing listening to Harriet Tubman.

This was not the first time that I listened to Harriet Tubman. I have heard her speak to my soul for decades through pages and on stages as I told her story and how it linked to my people in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This was a story never written in the pages…

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Gullah/Geechee Journey to Sandy Island with Queen Quet

Sandy Island, SC consist of 9000 acres of land on which one can see 4 different Sea Island habitats.  Due to the vision of Mr. Washington who was a driver on the Carolina Gold rice plantations there, the Gullah/Geechees that descend from the island own approximately 250 acres of this property to this day.  The …

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Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy Tour!

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) & De Gullah Cunneckshun will close out the 2013 “Gullah/Geechee Gold Souls World Tour” this month. We are currently booking the locations for the 2015 & 2016 “Gullah/Geechee Land & Legacy World Tour!” If you would like to host a presentation and/or community awareness fundraising event, please …

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A Journey Through Gullah/Geechee Ourstory in Beaufort County, SC

Beaufort County, SC completed joined in the celebration of the history and heritage of the Gullah/Geechee Nation!  All four incorporated townships-Beaufort, Port Royal, Bluffton, and Hilton Head Island-and the county council all presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with proclamations to show their support of continuing the heritage and culture of Gullah/Geechees. …

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