Marquetta Goodwine (Queen Quet)
Queen Quet (Marquetta L. Goodwine) is a published author, computer scientist, lecturer, mathematician, historian, columnist, preservationist, and "The Art-ivist." She has not only provided histo-musical presentations throughout the world, but was also the first Gullah/Geechee person to speak on behalf of her people before the United Nations in Genevé, Switzerland. Goodwine was also selected, elected, and enstooled by her people to be the first queen mother of and official spokesperson for the Gullah/Geechee Nation. As a result, she is respectfully referred to as "Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah /Geechee Nation." She is the head-of-state for the Gullah/Geechee Nation.