Greg Sarris

Greg Sarris is an award-winning author and tribal leader serving his 15th consecutive term as chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. He received his PhD from Stanford University and has taught as a professor of creative writing and American and American Indian literatures. His books include Becoming Story: A Journey among Seasons, Places, Trees, and Ancestors; How a Mountain Was Made; and Grand Avenue, which was adapted into an HBO miniseries. Visit his website at