Episode 16

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation


July 13th, 2020

52 mins 8 secs

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About this Episode

In episode 16 of The Eco-Interviews, we talk about the history of the Gullah/Geechee people in the Lowcountry of the Carolinas and Florida, their fight for their land and sovereignty, and the intersectionality of environmental justice and racial justice. Queen Quet is a published author, computer scientist, lecturer, mathematician, historian, columnist, preservationist, environmental justice advocate, environmentalist, film consultant, and β€œThe Art-ivist.” She is the founder of the premiere advocacy organization for the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition.

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