Lectures and Workshops

Native Plant Uses of Southern California

Basketry Workshop
Native Plant Uses of Southern California
Native Toys and Games Workshop
Indian Boarding Schools: Past and Present
The Mother Earth Clan: Cultural Presentations

One day workshops: Please call for dates

Cost of class: $75.00 per student includes materials cost
Location: Sherman Indian High School, 9010 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503 in Building 5B in the Old Shop Building, in Lorene Sisquoc’s Native Traditions Classroom. To enter campus use the Jackson Street entrance, check in at guard and drive to classroom.

15 years minimum unless accompanied by paying adult.

Fieldtrip: Located approximately 10 miles from campus. We will meet at classroom to caravan at 9:00am. Bring your drinking water, knife, climate protection, a note pad and suitable footwear. (It is an easy hike)
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

9:00 am – Nature fieldtrip to native plant site,
Native Plant walk and identification, cordage making with stinging nettle, gather willow sticks for projects.

11:30 am – Return to campus

12:00pm – Lunch Break – On your own

1:00pm – Soap plants
1:30pm – Plant talk presentation
2:45pm – Break
3:00pm – Willow seed beater project