If you are trying to display a list of objects write your own java class extending EntityList. Use that list in your xhtml files.
Also if you want to create a seam component use Component.createInstance(
Look at seam examples and you will understand what I am talking about.
Thanks for your help. It ended up being that I had another class with the same name, which caused Seam to get that class vs. the subclass of the EntityQuery.