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Gullah/Geechee Queen’s Chronicles: When Family is Foreign to You

Middle Passage Month was tumultuous not only in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, but throughout the many island nations that are part of the African Diaspora due to the major hurricanes and tropical storms that brought winds and rains the likes of which this generation has never seen.  As I watched them on the screen, I felt like our ancestors had endured the same things as the billows rolled against the enslavement vessels tossed around at sea on their months long journeys. 

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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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