Queen Quet's 2021 Headlines

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation has stayed engaged and often in the forefront of continuing to battle against environmental degradation and cultural annihilation throughout 2021. Some of this powerful and necessary work was captured in the headlines and on TV and radio.


Stopping Spaceport Camden

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/cumberland-islands-historic-sites-may-soon-be-in-a-rockets-flight-path

https://www.audubon.org/news/the-private-race-space-has-fallout-protected-lands-earth

Southeast Atlantic Salt Marsh Initiative

https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/trust/archive/fall-2021/african-descendants-have-a-stake-in-saving-us-southeast-salt-marshes

Gullah/Geechee Nation Keepers of the Land by ABC’s Nightline

https://abcnews.go.com/US/south-carolina-sea-islands-families-facing-land-loss/story?id=81114019




NPR:

Stories from Those on the Frontlines of Sea Level Rise

https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/sea-level-rise-stories/

For Gullah Geechee people on the SC coast, climate change is already a threat

https://www.wfae.org/energy-environment/2021-10-28/for-gullah-geechee-people-on-the-sc-coast-climate-change-is-already-a-threat


Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Panel “Stories of Culture and Adaptation”

https://www.technicianonline.com/news/southeast-climate-adaptation-science-center-to-host-panel-stories-of-culture-and-adaptation/article_adee2d58-3790-11ec-a77f-7bc74ab2ce28.html





Queen Quet Receives the Order of the Palmetto

https://yourislandnews.com/queen-quet-awarded-order-of-the-palmetto/

https://charlestoncitypaper.com/gullah-geechee-leader-queen-quet-awarded-order-of-the-palmetto/

https://www.counton2.com/news/local-news/queen-quet-chieftess-of-the-gullah-geechee-nation-presented-order-of-the-palmetto/





Opposing Offshore Drilling

https://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/commentary/commentary-theres-only-one-sure-way-to-keep-gullah-geechee-coast-clear-of-oil/article_2866d642-162c-11ec-98d5-77d7698d9865.html


Fighting for the Weeping Time Site

https://fox28media.com/news/local/gullah-geechee-community-members-gather-at-weeping-times-landmark-to-demand-change

https://www.wtoc.com/2021/04/25/queen-mother-gullah-geechee-nation-visits-savannah-speaks-weeping-time-memorial-about-use-sacred-lands/





Gullah/Geechee Nation Strives to Survive

https://afro.com/gullah-geechee-nation-strives-to-survive/


Gullah/Geechee Sea Climate Change Firsthand

https://www.wjcl.com/article/gullah-geechee-see-climate-change-firsthand/35787975


Bay Point

https://www.islandpacket.com/news/politics-government/article257555893.html


Plutonium Pit Mines

https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/nuclear-weapons-monitors-demand-environmental-review-of-new-bomb-production-plans/

https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/554790506/groups-fire-back-at-feds-move-to-dismiss-plutonium-pit-lawsuit

https://www.postandcourier.com/aikenstandard/news/feds-want-plutonium-pit-production-lawsuit-in-sc-dismissed/article_6b942066-2aa2-11ec-beb3-fb5046882b2a.html

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