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Gullah/Geechee Save the Sea Islands Tour Gwine on wid de Chillun

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) has been on her annual world tour since the beginning of the year.  Given that the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.GullahGeechee.net) which she founded is now 20 years old, she returned to the theme that launched her into taking the Gullah/Geechee story internationally and themed the tour, “Gullah/Geechee Save the Sea Islands.”   Queen Quet has been to all fifty states of the United States and is now seeking to speak to people in every county in South Carolina.  She has already spoken in more than half of them over her nearly 40 year career leading the charge to authentically present the Gullah/Geechee language, history, and cultural traditions.

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De Queen & De Chillun:  Gullah/Geechee Education for the Youth

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is continuing the Gullah/Geechee Save the Sea Islands Tour with a number of youth presentations in South Carolina.  On Juneteenth, she will present at the Metatonia Freedom School in North Charleston as part of their summer reading program series.   She will continue the journey by making her annual appearance at the Colleton County Memorial Library on Wednesday, June 20th at 10 am.   On Saturday, July 14th, Duke Energy is sponsoring her histo-musical presentations in Greenwood County, SC.  These presentations will take place from 10 to 11:30 at Weston Chapel with the afternoon session from 1:30 to 3 at Our Lady of Lourdes as part of the “Let’s Talk About Race” series.

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Queen Quet Returns to Walterboro to present “Gullah/Geechee Road ta Freedum!”

Colleton County Summer Reading Program Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 10 am come celebrate the theme: “EVERY HERO HAS A STORY!” with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation as she presents De Gullah/Geechee Road ta Freedum Histo-musical Admission is FREE! Bring de famlee and jayn we as we celebrate literacy and de Gullah/Geechee!

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Gullah/Geechee Chillun Cookin fa e Culcha!

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation The Gullah/Geechee Nation is globally known for its foodways traditions.  Many people will quickly say that the only thing that they know about the term “Geechee” is the fact that “Those folks eat a lot of rice!”  As true as that statement is, we ain be wan …

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Lunin de Chillun!-The Gullah/Geechee Story in Children’s and Youth Books

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Many people around the world and within the Gullah/Geechee Nation itself have only become aware of the various aspects of history that have been pages written through the endurance and overcoming of Gullah/Geechees once they are adults.  There have been very few children’s authors that have focused …

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