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Queen Quet Presents “A Gullah/Geechee Journey Through Black Music”

Tune in to 133rd Episode of “Gullah/Geechee TV Nayshun Nyews with Queen Quet” as Queen Quet presents “A Gullah/Geechee Journey Through Black Music.” Disya da TV fa we! Tune een ta GGTV!

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Black Music Celebration Continues in the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

As “Black Music Month” draws to a close in the United States, the Gullah/Geechee Nation keeps the celebration of the roots of “Black music” going not only through the broadcast on “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” (www.blogtalkradio.com/gullahgeechee) which chronicle the historic musical connections in the Gullah/Geechee Nation from the spirituals to the National Black Anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing” to …

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“Go Down Moses!” Harriet Tubman in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) “Go Down Moses!  Way down een Egypt lan and tell ole Pharoah let my people go!” Mother Moses aka Araminta Harriet Tubman Ross is someone that I have had a long term relationship with.  The first book that I ever took out of a library on …

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Black Music Month: Celebrating Our Gullah/Geechee Song

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) from De Conch June 2013 Edition Tenk Gawd fa de song we sing an de joy wha disya bring. Tenk Gawd fa de ancestas souls wha bring out de songs wha keep we. Tenk Gawd da de song an ting still da gwine out frum de …

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St. Helena’s Song from Candice Glover to Capitol Hill

Tune in to the “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” broadcast dedicated to “American Idol” winner, Candice Glover.  Candice is a native of historic St. Helena Island in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  This location gave birth to not only singers, but a genre of music that has traveled worldwide.   Take this journey through ourstory in song by tuning …

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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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Celebratin de Gullah/Geechee Ooman at the St. Helena Branch Library

Queen Quet Celebrates de Gullah/Geechee Ooman pun St. Helena Island Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation who recently returned from receiving the Living Legacy Award in Washington, DC will be celebrating “Women’s History Month” with special presentations on her home island of St. Helena.  On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6 pm, she invites …

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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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Queen Quet and the Gullah/Geechee Nation on International TV!

CNN International’s “Inside Africa” spent a few days in the Gullah/Geechee Nation documenting the history, heritage, and culture and the connections to Africa.   Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Minister of Information Elder Carlie Towne, Minister of Protocol Elder Lesa Wineglass-Smalls, sweetgrass basket maker, Elder Vera Manigault, De Gullah Cunneckshun, and Gullah/Geechee Fishing …

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