libshumate is named after Jessamine Shumate, an American artist, historian, and cartographer (Wikipedia). libshumate is forked from, and tries to follow similar principles in the API as libchamplain (which was GTK3 only). The library is as of now still in early development.
Getting in Touch
Git: git clone https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libshumate.git