Tag Archives: South Carolina

Jasper County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019

Jasper County, SC has proclaimed “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019!” This year, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) will actually present in that county on August 1, 2019 at 5 pm at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage.

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Bluffton Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019

Tune in to Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV) as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) takes us on a journey to that historic site, the Garvin-Garvey House, and to the new Bluffton County Council Chambers as Bluffton proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019.

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Georgetown County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019!

Georgetown County Council presented Queen Quet. Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with a proclamation for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019” during their council meeting.

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Town of Port Royal Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019!

Mayor Samuel Murray presented Queen Quet. Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with a proclamation for “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019” during their town council meeting.

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Black Music Month and Gullah/Geechee Sounds

June is “Black Music Month” which gives Gullah/Geechees a specific time to celebrate what they already love to make-music. The Spirituals are the official music of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the state of South Carolina due to the fact that they were created by native Gullah/Geechees on plantations of the Sea Islands. Not only have these Spiritual sounds been exported from the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s coast and disbursed around the world, numerous genres of music owe their beginnings to being birthed out of those that grew up in the church and sang the Spirituals.

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City of Beaufort Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019

The City of Beaufort, SC proclaimed “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019.” The city council and Mayor Billy Keyserling presented Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) with a proclamation.

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Hampton County Proclaims Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week 2019

Hampton County Council in South Carolina was the first county of 2019 to proclaim “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week.” Tune in to Gullah/Geechee TV (GGTV) coverage as they present the proclamation to Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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Freedom Celebrations een de #GullahGeechee Nation

Wheyeba freedum be, hunnuh gwine find de Gullah/Geechee! Cum celebrate wid we!

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#GullahGeechee Healin de Land and Hands Across the Sand

ueen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) has been traveling not only through multiple states, but across the globe on the “Healin de Land World Tour.” She completed the UNESCO International Water Conference in Paris, France and will next return to Korea for a UN conference. Between these journeys, she is stopping on her own shoreline of the Gullah/Geechee Nation for the annual “Hands Across the Sands” event.

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Ancestral Reburial Celebration in the #GullahGeechee Nation

The Gullah Society will host the Ancestral Reburial Celebration in Charleston, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation on Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th. This will be the conclusion of a series of events that have linked the Gullah/Geechees of the present to the 36 ancestors that will be reinterred in Charleston.

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