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Published on Apr 13, 2016
Marcie Telander believes that every community has a rich mythology just waiting to be gathered, shared, and celebrated. In this talk, she shares her story of creating Vinotok - an annual fall-harvest festival and storytelling celebration in the town of Crested Butte, Colorado – as a way to bring the disparate local mining and ranching communities together with the more recent arrivals. U.S. News has called Vinotok, "One of the best small-town festivals in America".
Marcie Telander, MA, REAT, is an Internationally Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor in New Mexico, Certified Group Psychotherapist and an Elder of the Eco-therapy, Positive Psychology and eco-justice movements. Marcie lives in Crested Butte, CO where she has served her community for 38 years as a psychotherapist, cultural animator and celebration artist. Marcie is the founder of Earth Wisdom Institute and Mystery School Educational Programs. http://www.marcietelander.com/
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx