Stephen Jenkinson on Ancestry and Misanthropy /41

Photo by Aravind Krishnaswarmi

Photo by Aravind Krishnaswarmi

As we throw off the mental shackles of the dominant culture and seek sanity and meaning amid the fragments of heritage and conquest, we turn for guidance to a veteran of challenging transitions. Stephen Jenkinson is an activist, teacher, author, and farmer. His book Die Wise recently received the Nautilus Book Award. He has a masters degree in theology from Harvard University and a masters degree in social work from the University of Toronto. Formerly a program director at a major Canadian hospital and medical-school assistant professor, Jenkinson is now a sought-after workshop leader, speaker, and consultant to palliative care and hospice organizations. He is the founder of the Orphan Wisdom School in Canada and the subject of the documentary film Griefwalker.

Video: The Meaning of Death
http://www.ianmack.com/videos/the-meaning-of-death-stephen-jenkinson/

The School of Orphan Wisdom
http://orphanwisdom.com/