Archive for August, 2012

August 28, 2012

Gullah/Geechee Nation

E time fa TV fa we-Gullah/Geechee TV!

Ef hunnuh wan kno who webe, tune een ta GGTV!

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August 27, 2012

Gullah/Geechee Nation

Urban

Resolutions

Bridging

African

Americans to

Natural

Environments

Presented by:

Fuller Park Community Development

At

Chicago State University

September 14, 2012

9501 S. King Drive 8:00am—5:00pm

2012 theme:

“SUFFERING IN SILENCE: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS & FOOD SECURITY IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE”

Keynote by

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

The mission of the Fuller Park Community Development Corporation is “to develop a forum to discuss the perspectives, research and solutions related to five environmental themes; environmental justice, environmental education, green jobs, green development/industry & urban agriculture. “ 

The goals of the conference will remain true to the mission of bringing together leaders from minority communities to educate and inform the public. This “grass-roots” conference is shaped to evolve into a regional and national conference especially in cities that suffer from social and environmental issues similar to Chicago with large populations of disadvantaged…

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August 27, 2012

Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet “Keeping It Wild” in Lithonia, GA!!!

Join Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Founder of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition as she provides a keynote address for “Keeping It Wild” in Lithonia, GA September 22, 2012.

Queen Quet is the founder of the advocacy organization for the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition. She worked with the U. S. Congress, the United States National Park Service, and other organizations for the passage of the “Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act” which was signed into law by the President in 2006. She continues to work on protecting the environment and to insure that diverse groups of people engage in the outdoors and the policies governing them.

She was selected, elected, and installed by her people to be the first Queen Mother, “head pun de bodee,” and official spokesperson for the Gullah/Geechee Nation. As a result, she…

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August 25, 2012

Gullah/Geechee Nation

by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com)

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (Email: GullGeeCo@aol.com) is the premiere organization for the advocacy of the rights of Gullah/Geechees worldwide.  In addition to insuring the accurate representation of Gullah/Geechee people and our heritage and culture, the Coalition seeks to insure land ownership continuation and reclamation.  The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition host a number of events annually to educate the public about the unique culture of Gullah/Geechees.   We also sponsor “Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio” and support a number of online resources including social media sites to connect people to resources within the Gullah/Geechee Nation      (www.gullahgeecheenation.com).

The Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition came into existence in 1996 as an outgrowth of the “Ourstory & Heritage Conference” that I was producing in different parts of the world to educate people about historic connections to the…

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BCHRC Meeting 9/11 at High Noon – Beaufort History Museum

August 24, 2012

The Beaufort History Museum, 1911 Boundary Street,  will be hosting our meeting on Tuesday, September 11th.  I propose that you plan to come right at noon for a brown bag lunch while we meet.  The museum will provide drinks and cookies (or some such), and a tour of the museum.

We are looking forward to showing you what we’ve been up to — please rsvp as soon as you can, so we can be sure to be ready for you.

See you soon — Katherine Lang klang.beaufort@gmail.com