California Indian Storytelling with Ann-Marie Sayers and Kanyon Sayers-Roods on Oct. 27

by Contributed Content on October 25, 2018

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Mother/daughter duo Ann-Marie and Kanyon will share traditional tales of the Ohlone people, the first inhabitants of the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11:00 am to noon at the Menlo Park Library as part of the Storytelling Festival.

Ann-Marie Sayers (Mutsun Ohlone) is the traditional caretaker of Indian Canyon, the only sovereign Indian lands in central coastal California. Ann Marie is a recognized local, national, and international California Indian leader focusing on environmental protection, repatriation, and religious freedom.

Kanyon Sayers-Roods (Mutsun Ohlone and Chumash) also goes by her given Native name, “Coyote Woman.” She is an artist, poet, author, activist, student and teacher. The daughter of Ann-Marie Sayers, she was raised in Indian Canyon, trust land of her family. Her art has been featured at the De Young Museum, SOMArts Gallery, and in numerous Native gatherings and publications.

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