Cultural Events & Activities
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Indian Day Celebration
Museum Open House
The Sherman Indian High School and Museum are proud to announce its 45th Annual Indian Day Celebration. We will also feature Sherman Indian High School student clubs and classes. Cultural Displays, Native American arts and Craft vendors. Museum Opens at 12:00pm
Indian Day Program starts at 1:30pm
9010 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, California 92503
(951) 276- 6719 Office
Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Indian Day Agenda
Friday, September 25, 2015
12:00pm to 4:00pm on going
- Museum open, craft, and information/resource booths open
- Indian Taco Booth by Ramona Dorm Club
- Native Field Games on lawn
- Book signing By Professor Cliff Trafzer
- GUEST ARTIST – Dorrie Lyle
- Welcome From Miss Sherman - Indian Day History
- Introduction of Inter Tribal Officers and Welcome from new ITC President
- Welcome from Administration
- Presentation of Golden Eagle Awards -Mr. Doepner, Mrs. Merchant and Lorene Sisquoc
- White Rose Singers – Welcome Song
- Braves Cheer
- Round Dance
- Two Step
- Hand Drum Songs – SIHS Students
- Miracle Dolls – on going
- Inter-Tribal’s and Exhibitions –SIHS Students and guests
- Flute Music – SIHS Students
- Boys Drum
- Bird Singing and Dancing – all welcome!
American Indian Day
On September 27, 1970, Mayor Ben H. Lewis signed a proclamation stating the following:
Whereas, the traditions and heritage of the American Indians have great meaning and value for all citizens of this country and especially for Riverside, California; and
Whereas, it is especially fitting that citizens of Riverside express in a significant way the esteem and affection in which we all hold our fellow Riversider's of American Indian descent; and
Whereas: the students of Sherman Indian High school will mark the day with special ceremonies and festivities; and
Whereas, all Riversider’s will want to enter with enthusiasm into the sprit and purpose of the occasion;
Now, Therefore, I Ben H. Lewis, Mayor of the City of Riverside, California, do hereby proclaim Friday, September 25, 1970, as American Indian Day
And urge our citizens to express their personal good wishes to the Riverside Indian Community in its observance of this special day.
City of Riverside
WHEREAS, the traditions and heritage of the American Indians have great meaning and value for all citizens of this country and especially for the city of Riverside, California, and
WHEREAS, it is especially fitting that the citizens of Riverside express in a significant way the esteem and affection in which we all hold our fellow Riversider’s of American Indian Descent; and
WHEREAS the City of Riverside will join the American Indian Community to mark this week with special ceremonies and festivities; and
WHEREAS, all Riversider’s will want to enter with enthusiasm into the spirit and purpose of the occasion; and
NOW,THEREFORE, I Nancy Hart, Mayor Pro Tempore of the City of Riverside, do hereby proclaim fourth week of September as
American Indian Recognition Week
In Riverside and on behalf of Mayor Ronald O. Loveridge and the Riverside City Council, I urge our citizens to express their personal good wishes to the Riverside Indian Community in its observation of this week.
Nancy Hart, Mayor Pro Tempore
Ronald Loveridge, Mayor
City of Riverside, California City of Riverside, California
September 19, 2006 September 19, 2006
Sherman Indian Museum Honoring the Alumni Open House
Saturday, October 10, 2015
11:00 to 4:00PM
9010 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92503
Museum Open for on-going tours. Gift shop open- books, Sherman logo cups, bags, T-shirts, jewelry, yearbooks, native arts & crafts and much more.
Indian Taco booth
Local arts and crafts vendors welcome.
Meet and greet for Alumni and visitors, Special recognition of our Navajo Program Students 1946 to 1962.
Entertainment and Honoring the Alumni Program starts
Honoring the Alumni and Elders Potluck will be held at Bennett Memorial Hall at 4:30pm. Bring a main dish, drinks or dessert to share. Entertainment, cakewalk and raffle!
Museum event is open to the public, potluck is open to Alumni and Inter-Tribal Elders, Sherman Community and invited guests.
Sherman Indian High School is a smoke free, alcohol free, and drug free and no pets allowed on campus.
Sponsored by Sherman Indian Museum and Golden Eagle
For more information email LSISQUOC@GMAIL.COM
OR CALL (951) 276-6325 EXT 309
On going – Talking circle, traditional teachings, Sacred Voices speaker series, Powwow workshops, arts/craft workshops, sweatlodge, community outreach, Inter-tribal dance group performances. Clarke Culture Center, Native Traditions Classroom and Museum are open after school hours for students, check posted flyers for times and activities. Note: Elders Potlucks are held monthly at Bennett hall usually on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 4:00pm – 8:00pm, the Inland Empire Cherokee Nation holds their monthly meeting/potluck there usually on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. (Students may attend of school staff are present)