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Imani-Faith & Freedom in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

The final day of Kwanzaa is “imani” which means “faith.”  In the Gullah/Geechee Nation this is not just a principle to end or begin a year with, but it is something to walk by daily. The day of Kwanzaa on which imani is celebrated happens to also be the “Emancipation Day” in the Gullah/Geechee Nation …

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From the Middle Passage to the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) takes listeners on a journey through the Middle Passage journey from the Motherland to the Sea Islands on this episode of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio entitled “Middle Passage Journey to the Sea Islands” http://www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee/2013/09/23/middle-passage-journey-to-the-sea-islands.  This water passageway came to be due to the crime against humanity called the …

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De Gullah/Geechee Storee pun Jehosee

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Disya islandt menee ain gwine see. Bout e nyam manee ain gwine yeddi. E one de place a Carolina Gold een Sous Cackalackee. Disya whey we bin tek disya Gullah/Geechee journee… Jehosee island is a historic Carolina Gold rice plantation where between 700 and 1000 Gullah/Geechees …

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Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week: A Journey Through Ourstory

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Beaufort County, SC is the second oldest county in South Carolina.  This county became what it is do to the blood, sweat, and tears of Gullah/Geechees that toiled in the Sea Island cotton, rice, and indigo fields of the Sea Islands that the county consist of …

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Gullah/Geechee Faith and Freedom

Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio continued its celebration of “Black History/African Heritage Month” 2013 by airing Gullah/Geechee Faith and Freedom 02/11 by GullahGeechee Riddim | Blog Talk Radio.   Tune in to learn about the history of Henry McNeal Turner who was a minister that later became the first southern bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Turner …

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Watch Night Wishes

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Hunnuh hafa tink bout wha de ancestas bin da see Bak a yonda win e bin da shout bout e dey a jubilee. De night fo de paypa bin gwine read fa see e free Gret dey e had ta bin a shoutin time eny! Wi dun …

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Story of the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s Seminole History and the Underground Railroad on Florida TV

FLORIDA CROSSROADS FLORIDA’S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD: SOUTHERN ROUTE TO FREEDOM Centuries before a secret network was formed to help slaves escape to Northern states and Canada, The Underground Railroad ran South.  As early as 1587, Spain’s La Florida was recorded to be a safe haven for freedom seekers resisting enslavement. In this Florida Crossroads, we remember …

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Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Honored Guest at Maroon Commemoration in St. Croix

St. Croix Unified for Community, Culture, Environment, and Economic Development (SUCCEED), Inc.  has invited Queen Quet, Chieftess and Head-of-State of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) to be an honored guest and presenter for their Inaugural Maroon Commemorative Event in St. Croix, Virgin Islands.  This will be Queen Quet’s first return to the Virgin Islands after her …

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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 with Queen Quet Focuses on African Presence in Puerto Rico

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation takes viewers to the island of Puerto Rico in search of the history of the African presence during the 98th episode of “Gullah/Geechee TV Nayshun Nyews with Queen Quet.”  Queen Quet takes viewers to San Juan and Old San Juan to seek the historical connections to Mother Africa …

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