Tag Archives: Womens Herstory
Enhancing Financial Literacy and Building Wealth @GullahGeechee
“Financial Literacy Month” is celebrated annually in April in the United States and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation calls on citizens of the Gullah/Geechee Nation to participate in the month long celebration in order to protect the assets in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and to build wealth for the next generations.
Black Women Founding Farmers
Tune in to the closing Women’s Herstory / Black Herstory Month edition of “Zooming in on Sustainability” honors the legacy of agriculture amongst Black women in honor of the work of Fannie Lou Hamer. Tune in to the 37th episode of “Zooming in on Sustainability” on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 3 pm EST as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) dialogues with Leah Penniman of Sol Fire Farms about Black women that founded their own farms and led agricultural and land retention movements.
Honoring the Gullah/Geechee Nation’s Media Mavens
I thought we would be remissed if Black Herstory Month came to a close without sounding the drums and truly honoring these outstanding media mavens of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. We celebrate every honor that each one of them receives and we thank them for the care with which they present our stories. GAWD bless up all dees ya SiStars fa tru! We appreciate each and every one of you and all that you do to make sure that the world knows of ourstory. Hunnuh da bless up allawe! Keep shining brightly!
Black Women ReNew You
Tune in to the 35th episode of “Zooming in on Sustainability” as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com), Sheronda Barksdale of Authentically Your Expressions, and Khetnu Nefer of A Soulful Touch Wellness share on healing and spiritual renewal in celebration of Black Herstory Month.
Celebrating de Gullah/Geechee Ooman Wha Choose ta Challenge pun @GullahGeechee Riddim Radio
For “International Women’s Day,” hostess Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) honored De Gullah/Geechee Ooman wha Choose to Challenge. Yeddi disya bout Gullah/Geechee Civil Rights activists, Septima P. Clark, Mary Moultrie, and Amelia Boynton Robinson and de Gullah/Geechee Nation’s human rights leaders.
Zooming in on Black Women and Wealth Building
Tune in to the 33rd episode of “Zooming in on Sustainability” as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) discusses Black Women and Wealth Building with Felicia Gomes of Heels and Higher Achievement (www.HeelsHigh.org).
Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee featured in “We the Women”
Tune in to the We the Women conversation between Post and Courier reporter Emily Williams and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com). Honoring the 100 years since the 19th Amendment was ratified giving women the right to vote in the United States.
Honoring de Ooman Souljah een de Gullah/Geechee Nation fa Decoration Day
In honor of Memorial Day which is “Decoration Day” in the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation honors the legacy of Suzie King Taylor and Harriet Tubman who served at Camp Saxton in Port Royal on the island of Port Royal in South Carolina during the United States Civil War.
E Eye Pun We: Gullah/Geechee Tribute to Zora Neal Hurston’s Legacy
Sister Zora was born on Jan. 7, 1891, in Notasulga, Alabama, Hurston and her family moved to Eatonville, Florida when she was a toddler. Eatonville is a rural community near Orlando, FL established in 1887. Zora Neale Hurston journeyed from there not only to Harlem to become a part of the era now called “The Harlem Renaissance,” but she also came to Beaufort County, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and did anthropological field work which has been archived at the United States Library of Congress.
Queen Quet’s Journey from Human Rights Back to Gullah/Geechee Land
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) took the time to do an anniversary episode of “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” to detail her journey becoming the first Gullah/Geechee in world history to speak before the United Nations on behalf of Gullah/Geechees.