Creative Work

Greg Sarris has been involved in a number of creative projects from many different disciplines. Use the links below to navigate to the section you wish to view.


TEDxSantaRosa: Greg Sarris — Re-storying Place

Author and long-time Sonoma County native Greg Sarris uses personal anecdotes and native american history to explain how storytelling can affect how, and where, we live.

Watermelon Nights: A Reading by Greg Sarris

Series: “Artists on the Cutting Edge” [10/2001] [Humanities] [Arts and Music]

Greg Sarris talks about the Graton Rancheria Tribal History

In this brief video Greg Sarris talks about the history of the Graton Rancheria tribe and how the Graton Resort and Casino will benefit the community.

Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Plans for 2020

Graton Rancheria Chairman Greg Sarris Talks About the Tribe’s Plans for 2020

Mill Valley History Talks with Greg Sarris

For thousands of years the Coast Miwok lived rich lives infused with tradition in what we now know as Marin and southern Sonoma Counties.

California History Through an Indigenous Lens

California Historical Society hosts Greg Sarris and William Bauer, with a short performance from Word for Word from Sarris’ new book.

Greg Sarris in conversation with Jonah Raskin at Rohnert Park Library

Greg Sarris, Tribal Chairman and SSU Professor, Jonah Raskin in conversation at Rohnert Park Library

Youth Arts: How A Mountain Was Made by Greg Sarris

Z Space presents Word for Word’s Youth Arts presents How A Mountain Was Made by Greg Sarris

Billy-Ray Belcourt and A History of My Brief Body, with Greg Sarris

Billy-Ray Belcourt’s debut memoir opens with a tender letter to his kokum and memories of his early life in the hamlet of Joussard, Alberta, and on the Driftpile First Nation.

Greg Sarris: Native American Literary Tradition (BABF 2018)

Greg Sarris latest book, “How a Mountain Was Made,” is a collection of stories inspired by traditional Coast Miwok and Southern Pomo creation tales; it celebrates the lore surrounding Sonoma Mountain.

2017 Geography of Hope: Greg Sarris

Greg Sarris, writer, educator, and Tribal Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, speaks at the 2017 Geography of Hope Conference.

Greg Sarris on creating the Graton Resort and Casino Experience

Greg Sarris is an author and Tribal chariman Chairman of The Federated Indians of the Graton Rancheria. In this video he talks about creating the Graton Resort and Casino experience.

Game Changers, North Bay Business Journal 2013

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