Shumei International Institute announced the next Whole Living Symposium. Whether you are looking to provide healthier food for you and your family, improve your relationships, or simply gain a sense of peace and connection our hope is to provide a space where ideas on these topics can be shared by community members who are practicing their craft. SD Youngwolf is the next presenter June 15 from 10 to 11 a.m. and event is free to the public. Youngwolf has just returned from traveling and will be sharing a talk entited “A Gathering of the Tribes,” a talk about the indigenous people of Colombia and their traditional teachings and lifeways.
Youngwolf is an artist, storyteller, teacher, and writer. He grew up in and around the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, and is a Cherokee tribal member. His heritage, travels and environment inspire his artistic explorations. Youngwolf has traveled the world and spent time with various tribal groups on several continents. He believes that the basic values cherished by Native people represent the greatest hope for humanity and the world. He has found the time he has spent with Indigenous people to be spiritually enlightening, and enjoys sharing these adventures through photography and storytelling. He has shown his art widely and received many awards, especially at Native American art shows, across the United States. He has given talks and told stories to many audiences, in various venues, worldwide. His children’s book, The Echo People won the New Voices award for 2018 from Lee and Low Publishers, N.Y.C. Presently he enjoys creating art, storytelling, writing and pondering the mysteries of life and enlightenment in the San Luis Valley of Colorado.
To learn more visit www.shumeicrestone.org or call 719-256-5284.