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Cultural Competency in the Midst of Environmental Injustice and Environmental Racism

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) Since its inception in 1996, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) has focused on numerous environmental protection and restoration issues along the Intercoastal Waterway of the Sea Islands and Lowcountry that comprise the Gullah/Geechee Nation.   Whether on a local, state, or federal level, we have witnessed …

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Gullah/Geechee Celebration of the Sea: Healin de Famlee

Cum jayn wi fa Gul!ah/Geechee Celebration of the Sea 2013: Healin de Famlee at the Hunting Island Nature Center Saturday, September 14, 2013 Noon-5 pm Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and the founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net) invites you to come spend the afternoon enjoying Gullah/Geechee cuisine and interactive …

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Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association Celebrates Its Third Anniversary!

The Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association (www.gullahgeecheefishingassociation.com) was founded on March 25, 2010 in Beaufort, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  Since that time, the organization has grown to have members representing the entire Gullah/Geechee Nation.  In their first year, they founded the “Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival” as an annual membership drive and fundraising event.  This event has brought …

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Gullah/Geechee Women and the Traditions of Sea Island Waterways

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) and Sharon Fuller of University of California-Berkeley presented on the Gullah/Geechee seafood and waterways traditions at the Restore America’s Estuaries Conference 2012.  Tune in to the Gullah/Geechee TV coverage of this detailed examination of the central roles that Gullah/Geechee women play in keeping these traditions going and …

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Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival 2012

The Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition invite you to bring your family out to support the “Gullah/Geechee Seafood Festival” Saturday, October 27, 2012 Noon to 6 pm Hunting Island Nature Center There will be Gullah/Geechee seafood dinners, Gullah/Geechee craft items, Gullah/Geechee presentations, dancing, music, games and down home family fun. You …

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Yeddi bout de Gullah/Geechee Nation weeklee pun GGTV!

E time fa TV fa we-Gullah/Geechee TV! Ef hunnuh wan kno who webe, tune een ta GGTV!

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Gullah/Geechee an de Environmental Movement-Balancing the Blessed

The Gullah/Geechee Nation exists from Jacksonville, NC to Jacksonville, FL.  Within the boundaries of the Nation are the Sea Islands which are barriers islands that buffer the mainland of the United States from many of the hurricanes, floods, and even some of the rapid erosion that has increased due to climate change issues and overbuilding …

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