Yosemite Ranger Shelton Johnson
Yosemite Ranger, Shelton Johnson, shares his stories as a Buffalo Soldier re-enactor. In addition, Shelton will talk about his experience hosting Oprah Winfrey and a group of her friends on their first camping experience at Yosemite. Shelton’s experience as a four year old standing in the Berchtesgaden Alps in Germany planted the seed leading him to become a ranger. He talks about his historical novel, Gloryland, which tells the story of Buffalo Soldier Elijah Yancy. Shelton Johnson starred in the Ken Burns documentary of National Parks. As a result, he is arguably the National Park Service’s most famous ranger. Yosemite Ranger Shelton Johnson is a master storyteller. Get his book Gloryland, here.