Honor Your Vision...Follow Your Passion
ABOUT SWIL KANIM
Swil Kanim, US Army Veteran, classically trained violinist, native storyteller and actor, is a member of the Lummi Nation.
Because of his unique ability to inspire audiences to express themselves honorably, Swil Kanim is a sought-after keynote speaker for conferences, workshops, school assemblies, and rehabilitation centers.
He travels extensively throughout the United States, enchanting audiences with his original composition music and native storytelling. His workshops, The Elements of Honor, are attended by people from all walks of life.
Swil Kanim considers himself and his music to be the product of a well supported public school music program. Music and the performance of music helped him to process the traumas associated with his early placement into the foster care system.
Swil Kanim's compositions incorporate classical influences as well as musical interpretations of his journey from depression and despair to spiritual and emotional freedom. The music and stories that emerge from his experiences have been transforming people's lives for decades.
FOLLOWING ARE SOME OF SWIL KANIM'S PRIOR EVENTS/SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
United States Navy
Festival of Flags
Islandwood Veterans Summit
FILM FESTIVALS, SHOWS, CONFERENCES
American Indian Film Awards
Seattle Naturalization Ceremony
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Lummi Business Council
Northwest Indian College
Bureau of Indian Affairs
National Council of Urban Indian Health
NW Portland Area Indian Health
NW Rural Health
Pacific Lutheran University
Sound Mental Health
Southwest Washington Behavioral Health
University of Washington
Washington State Association of Drug Court
WWU- Center for International Studies
BC Aboriginal Friendship Centres
COMMUNITY AND POLITICAL EVENTS, LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
Women of Valor
Dalai Lama Seeds of Compassion
Whatcom Symphony Orchestra
Argosy University Graduation
Domestic Violence Awareness
Strengthening Community Barriers
Swil Kanim offers a wide range of services including accompaniment, school assemblies, community events, keynote address and so much more. With years of experience as a violinist and speaker, you can count on Swil Kanim with all of your event needs. Feel free to contact us below and read on to learn more about his top services.
WHO IS SWIL KANIM
"WORKS FOR THE PEOPLE"
SWIL KANIM - RENOVATION
TEDX TALK - THE GIFT OF PRESENCE
TEDX TALK - THE ART OF HONOR
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