Producer Chen and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation stand at the shore of the Atlantic Ocean during the CNN International “Inside Africa” shoot.

Producer Chen and Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation stand at the shore of the Atlantic Ocean during the CNN International “Inside Africa” shoot.

 

CNN International’s “Inside Africa” spent a few days in the Gullah/Geechee Nation documenting the history, heritage, and culture and the connections to Africa.   Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Minister of Information Elder Carlie Towne, Minister of Protocol Elder Lesa Wineglass-Smalls, sweetgrass basket maker, Elder Vera Manigault, De Gullah Cunneckshun, and Gullah/Geechee Fishing Association members Ricky Wright, Captain Legree, and Ed Atkins all took part in presenting ourstory.

Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun provided music for the CNN International “Inside Africa” broadcast about the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun provided music for the CNN International “Inside Africa” broadcast about the Gullah/Geechee Nation.

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