Wha Gwine On Wid

Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun

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Queen Quet Consults for Hollywood's "Underground"
http://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/community/beaufort-news/article135460959.html

WGN's "Underground" in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

 

https://youtu.be/Hvfl2ykocps

150 hurricanes later, these island people can teach us a few things about surviving climate change

Ihttp://grist.org/climate-energy/150-hurricanes-later-these-island-people-can-teach-us-a-few-things-about-surviving-climate-change/

Sojourner Magazine Interview with Queen Quet

https://sojo.net/magazine/august-2014/video-interview-queen-quet-gullahgeechee

Gullah Leader Heads to Morocco for U.N. Conference on Climate Change


http://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/community/beaufort-news/article110386502.html#storylink=cpy

Promised land: Citizens, superheroes and the Gullah/Geechee Nation

http://www.salon.com/2017/04/02/promised-land-citizens-superheroes-and-the-gullah-geechee-nation/

 

Beaufort News Dialogues with Queen Quet about "Underground" and the Gullah/Geechee TV & Movie Club
https://youtu.be/0DE40CFYgqs

 
Queen Quet presents at "Hallelujah Harriet: Mother Moses and de Gullah/Geechee" at Harriet Tubman Monument Fundraiser
http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/TheBattery/archives/2017/05/08/a-harriet-tubman-monument-will-be-erected-in-beaufort-may-27

African American Land Loss featured in "The Nation"
 
https://thefern.org/2017/06/african-americans-lost-untold-acres-farmland-last-century/

Queen Quet featured in "The Weather Channel" piece on climate change and sea level rise in the Gullah/Geechee Nation
https://vimeo.com/240678169?ref=fb-share

Queen Quet featured in the New York Times regarding the history of rice and its links to the African Diaspora:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/13/dining/hill-rice-slave-history.html

Beaufort News features Queen Quet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyspkPQ2V-0&feature=youtu.be

A Queen Quet of the Coast

n 2000, Queen Quet, Marquetta L. Goodwine, was elected chieftess and head-of-state of the  Gullah/Geechee Nation, which was internationally recognized as a nation that same year. Since then, Queen Quet has worked tirelessly to preserve and protect the Gullah/Geechee people, their culture and way of life, which is under threat from potential seismic airgun blasting and offshore drilling.

“All aspects of our culture are important,” she said. “Especially the fact that we are inextricably tied to the land and the waters of the Sea Islands and the [Intracoastal] Waterway and Atlantic Ocean.”

Read more at https://usa.oceana.org/blog/coastal-voices-part-5-queen-coast