Sherman Indian Museum

Sherman Indian Museum The Sherman Indian Museum is a museum and archive collecting indigenous American material and provides a training venue for Sherman Indian High school’s archives and museum programs.

We offer on-line/virtual classes: Basket-weaving, Beadwork, native plant uses, native food ways, toys and games, virtual tours, Boarding school history presentation, story telling.

Operating as usual

09/30/2021
We are open!Today’s history post comes from the 1940 Purple and Gold Annual!
09/30/2021

We are open!
Today’s history post comes from the 1940 Purple and Gold Annual!

We are open!
Today’s history post comes from the 1940 Purple and Gold Annual!

09/30/2021

Many thanks to Charlotte, our digitization project coordinator, for her hard work on this awesome poster for the ATALM conference in Minnesota.

Indian Day!Another year!Sherman Indian Museum will quietly celebrate its 51st Anniversary on this Friday.
09/23/2021

Indian Day!
Another year!
Sherman Indian Museum will quietly celebrate its 51st Anniversary on this Friday.

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09/13/2021

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Sherman Logo hoodies $35.00

07/10/2021

Museum Summer hours are by appointment.

Our Sherman Indian Museum will be open by appointment this summer. We are setting up small tours and research appointments now. Please email Lorene Sisquoc to set up a visit.
[email protected]

Here are some resources to learn more about our school, boarding schools and our healing journey.

White Bison, Journey of Forgiveness Documentary
https://youtu.be/vZwF9NnQbWM

https://boardingschoolhealing.org/

Salt Song Trail Documentary

https://youtu.be/rg-bi83mMSI

https://youtu.be/FrloiML1T1Q

https://youtu.be/ODbSOHx5dvw

http://www.shermanindianmuseum.org/cemetery1.htm

Our Sherman Indian Museum digitized archives
https://calisphere.org/collections/27124/

Books on Sherman Indian High School.

The Students of Sherman Indian School : Education...
by Diana Meyers Bahr

Clifford E. Trafzer, Sisquoc and Gilbert
The Indian School on Magnolia Avenue: Voices and Images from Sherman Institute (First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies

Clifford Trafzer, Sisquoc and Smith
Shadows of the Sherman Institute: A Photographic History of the Indian School on Magnolia Avenue

Native Students at Work : American Indian...
by Kevin Whalen

Education Beyond the Mesas : Hopi Students...
by Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert

Clifford E. Trafzer,Sisquoc and Keller
Boarding School Blues: Revisiting American Indian Educational Experiences (Indigenous Education)

Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Experiences, 1879-

Empty Beds : Student Health at Sherman Institute,...
by Jean A. Keller

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07/10/2021

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Sherman Logo hoodies $35.00

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07/10/2021

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Sherman Logo T-shirts $15.00 each

Sherman Indian Museum collection
07/10/2021
Sherman Indian Museum collection

Sherman Indian Museum collection

The Sherman Indian Museum collection documents the history of the Perris Indian School, Sherman Institute, and Sherman Indian High School as well as the Native American experience in the US and within government-run American Indian boarding schools. The collection spans more than a century and richl...

Rest In Peace dear sweet Betty Turner!💖🌻👣🪶🦋
06/09/2021

Rest In Peace dear sweet Betty Turner!💖🌻👣🪶🦋

Rest In Peace dear sweet Betty Turner!💖🌻👣🪶🦋

Check out our Sherman Digital archive. Through the photos, Bulletins, and yearbooks you might find your families and lov...
05/08/2021
Sherman Indian Museum collection

Check out our Sherman Digital archive.
Through the photos, Bulletins, and yearbooks you might find your families and loved ones.

https://calisphere.org/collections/27124/

The Sherman Indian Museum collection documents the history of the Perris Indian School, Sherman Institute, and Sherman Indian High School as well as the Native American experience in the US and within government-run American Indian boarding schools. The collection spans more than a century and richl...

Rest In Peace Chasity Sandoval.She attended Sherman in 1998/1999. Such a beautiful caring person.
05/07/2021

Rest In Peace Chasity Sandoval.
She attended Sherman in 1998/1999. Such a beautiful caring person.

Monday, May 3, at 4:00pm we will decorate our graves with flowers at the Sherman Indian School Cemetery. Usually our stu...
05/02/2021

Monday, May 3, at 4:00pm we will decorate our graves with flowers at the Sherman Indian School Cemetery.
Usually our students help, no students this year, please come and help if you can!

“Indian Flower Day”

04/07/2021

Today I’ll be working on the orders I got on the email from 4:00pm to 6:00pm Cali time. I will respond to the emails then and send you an invoice from PAyPal then.
Thank you,
Lorene
PS
We are doing distance learning and I go to the museum a few hours per week. We are not open to public yet. Thank you for your patience and for your orders!

04/07/2021

Available now is our Sherman Logo T-Shirts in black or purple for $15.00 each.
Sizes are Large to ###L

Sherman Hoodies in purple or black for $35.00 each.
Sizes are Large to ###L

Sherman logo tote bags are in white or black and are $10.00 each.

Email your order to Lorene Sisquoc at

[email protected]

I will invoice you through PayPal

(Cups will be available in 2 weeks. So hold off on the mug orders)

04/06/2021

Tote bags are in!
(Cups will be available in 2 weeks. So hold off on the mug orders.)

Available now is our Sherman Logo T-Shirts in black or purple for $15.00 each.
Sizes are Large to ###L

Sherman Hoodies in purple or black for $35.00 each.
Sizes are Large to ###L

Sherman logo tote bags are in white or black and are $10.00 each.

Email your order to Lorene Sisquoc at

[email protected]

I will invoice you through PayPal

Mobile Uploads
04/06/2021

Mobile Uploads

Sherman Logo T-shirts $15.00 each

Available now is our Sherman Logo T-Shirts in black or purple for $15.00 each. Sizes are Large to ###LSherman Hoodies in...
04/06/2021

Available now is our Sherman Logo T-Shirts in black or purple for $15.00 each.
Sizes are Large to ###L

Sherman Hoodies in purple or black for $35.00 each.
Sizes are Large to ###L

Sherman logo tote bags are in white or black and are $10.00 each.

Email your order to Lorene Sisquoc at
[email protected]

I will invoice you through PayPal

PS
Cups will be available in 2 weeks. So hold off on the mug orders

Sherman Logo hoodies $35.00

Thank you Mel Campbell for checking on our cemetery today. Your prayers, thoughts and time is appreciated.
03/05/2021

Thank you Mel Campbell for checking on our cemetery today. Your prayers, thoughts and time is appreciated.

Job opportunities CTTP CAREERSSITE MANAGERLocation: Burney, CAPosition Type: Full TimeFLSA Status: Non-ExemptReports To:...
01/22/2021
Making a Difference

Job opportunities

CTTP CAREERS

SITE MANAGER

Location: Burney, CA
Position Type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Regional Manager
Closes On: February 1, 2021
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CASEWORKER (2 positions open)

Location: Burney, CA
Position Type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Site Manager
Closes On: February 1, 2021
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EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Location: Redding, CA
Position Type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Education Manager
Closes On: February 1, 2021
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EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Location: Chico, CA
Position Type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Education Manager
Closes On: February 1, 2021
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CAREER SERVICES COORDINATOR

Location: Stockton, CA
Position Type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Career Services Manager
Closes On: February 1, 2021
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CAREER SERVICES COORDINATOR

Location: Burney, CA
Position Type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Career Services Manager
Closes On: February 1, 2021
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CAREER SERVICES COORDINATOR

Location: Redding or Eureka, CA
Position Type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Career Services Manager
Closes On: February 1, 2021
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WELLNESS COORDINATOR

Location: Chico, CA
Position Type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Wellness Director
Closes On: February 2, 2021
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991 Parallel Drive Suite B Lakeport, CA 95453 US

https://cttp.net/#

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RIP Vincent Burrough Sherman Alum, ASB President. Class of 1976
01/19/2021

RIP Vincent Burrough Sherman Alum, ASB President. Class of 1976

https://calisphere.org/collections/27124/
01/18/2021
Sherman Indian Museum collection

https://calisphere.org/collections/27124/

The Sherman Indian Museum collection documents the history of the Perris Indian School, Sherman Institute, and Sherman Indian High School as well as the Native American experience in the US and within government-run American Indian boarding schools. The collection spans more than a century and richl...

Class of 1973 Allen Saul - RIP
01/14/2021

Class of 1973 Allen Saul - RIP

Class of 1973 Allen Saul - RIP

RIP Class of 1973 Allen Saul
01/10/2021

RIP Class of 1973 Allen Saul

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01/07/2021
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There are 3 colors available: purple, light grey, and black. There are 3 items available: Man's Tee, Woman's Tee, and Pullover Hoodie. Prices will vary with colors and sizes. Sizes are from Youth XS to 4XL. Sizes 2XL - 4XL have an additional charge. Shipping is added to cost based on number of items shipped. No PO Box addresses are allowed. Payment is online to company. The order will close February 5, 2021 and items will be shipped out February 22, 2021.

I'm organizing our Custom Ink order. You can pay me online. Thanks! We cannot ship to PO boxes.

Sherman Indian Museum's cover photo
12/21/2020

Sherman Indian Museum's cover photo

Sherman PowwowGrandpa WhiteCloud with Eagle Staff and Bob Rivera with American Flag leading the Grand Entry
12/12/2020

Sherman Powwow
Grandpa WhiteCloud with Eagle Staff and Bob Rivera with American Flag leading the Grand Entry

Rest In Peace dear Lyda Kipp Duran. She was a wonderful person. She is Sherman Alum from class of 1947. She then worked ...
12/12/2020

Rest In Peace dear Lyda Kipp Duran.
She was a wonderful person.
She is Sherman Alum from class of 1947.
She then worked at Sherman as a Dorm Supervisor until retirement.
Sincere Condolences from your Sherman Family.

Address

9010 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA
92503

RTA Bus stop is in front of museum on Magnolia Street just east of Jackson Street

Opening Hours

Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm
Wednesday 1pm - 4:30pm
Thursday 1pm - 4:30pm

Telephone

(951) 276-6719

Products

In our gift shop we carry: books on Sherman History, News From Native California, beaded jewelry, artwork, music CDs, DVDs. School logo Tee-shirts, hoodies, coffee mugs, and book bags.

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Is this Sherman? Some of our family went there but others went to St. Boniface.
Finding old family photos.
Class of 1977 ~ I loved going to school there. ❤️
I found this in riverside by the river bitten. What do ya think
Are you open? The gates are locked.
In the ‘spirit of Throw back Thursday’... #tbt
We are coming by before noon. Myself and Grandchildren. May we bring you something to eat???