The Rise of the Gullah/Geechee Nation by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation


Gullah/Geechee Nation

From De Gullah/Geechee Alkebulan Archives written in 2000 by Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee NationRise of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

  “As the sun rose on July 2, 2000, the sounds of the drums that had been silent for many generations could be heard again.   Denmark Vesey’s body that had been hung on this very date in 1822 had his spirit renewed.   Gullah and Geechee people began their practices of getting the babies washed and the families fed and the members off to Sunday school and church as they would any other Sunday, but this Sunday (just like the one in 1822) was going to be one that went down in the annals of history.  This is the date of delivery of the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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