How a Mountain Was Made: Morning Performance

Saturday Nov 11 2017   11:00 AM
Z Space  450 Florida St, San Francisco, CA  map

Word for Word’s Youth Arts presents


a play by Greg Sarris based on his book How a Mountain Was Made: Stories
directed by Nancy Shelby

“We are all People,” answered Answer Woman. “Some of us have taken the form of animals, some the form of human beings. But we are all relatives. We all talk. We all have stories. We come from the same village, after all.”

Greg Sarris, who in addition to being a celebrated author, is the Chairman of The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, has created a collection of stories inspired by the creation myths of California’s Coast Miwok and Southern Pomo peoples, the sacred site of Sonoma Mountain, the plain of Santa Rosa, and Copeland Creek. Come spend an hour in the company of Coyote, Warm Wind, Centipede, Lizard and Frog Woman, and more!

Ticket information here.

Greg Sarris

Greg Sarris is currently serving his thirteenth term as Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. He holds the Graton Rancheria Endowed Chair in Writing and Native American Studies at Sonoma State University, and his publications include Keeping Slug Woman Alive: A Holistic Approach to American Indian Texts (1993), Grand Avenue (1994), and Watermelon Nights (1999). Greg lives and works in Sonoma County. Visit his website at