Speaking Culturally

Preserving Gullah Geechee cultural heritage in the face of climate change and sea level rise

November 08, 2019 Andre Taylor/Queen Quet Season 1 Episode 1
Speaking Culturally
Preserving Gullah Geechee cultural heritage in the face of climate change and sea level rise
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Speaking Culturally
Preserving Gullah Geechee cultural heritage in the face of climate change and sea level rise
Nov 08, 2019 Season 1 Episode 1
Andre Taylor/Queen Quet

In our pilot episode of Speaking Culturally, we speak with Queen Quet, chieftess of the Gullah Geechee Nation. Queen Quet explores the importance of preserving the Gullah Geechee cultural heritage and how they are dealing with climate change, sea level rise and displacement. Some of the biggest challenges for the Gullah Geechee people, the largest enslavement descendant populations in the country, is adaptation and displacement. (Recorded on Saint Helena Island, South Carolina)

Show Notes

In our pilot episode of Speaking Culturally, we speak with Queen Quet, chieftess of the Gullah Geechee Nation. Queen Quet explores the importance of preserving the Gullah Geechee cultural heritage and how they are dealing with climate change, sea level rise and displacement. Some of the biggest challenges for the Gullah Geechee people, the largest enslavement descendant populations in the country, is adaptation and displacement. (Recorded on Saint Helena Island, South Carolina)