Swil Kanim

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Swil Kanim

Swil Kanim (Lummi) is an award-winning violinist and inspirational speaker. He travels throughout the United States, inspiring audiences through his music and personal stories. His compositions incorporate classical influences and reflect his journey from depression and despair to spiritual and emotional freedom.

Swil Kanim is also the president of Honor Works, a nonprofit organization who mission is "to create and ignite the potential for Honor among all people."

In February 2013, Swil Kanim talked to Landon Mattison about music, culture, inspiration and the foster care system.

Written by Landon Mattison.

Interviews conducted and edited by Landon Mattison.

 
 

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