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Little Temecula History Center presents program on Sherman Institute

 

Last updated 8/22/2018 at 10:43am

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The Sherman Institute, a boarding school for Native American youth, is established in 1902 to assimilate them into mainstream society; authors Lorene Sisquoc and Clifford Trafzer will share more on the school's history, Aug. 27, at the Little Temecula History Center.

TEMECULA – Authors Lorene Sisquoc and Clifford Trafzer will present a program on Sherman Institute, the boarding school for Native American youth, which was established in 1902 in Perris and later moved to Riverside, to assimilate Native American children into the dominant society, at the Little Temecula History Center, 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 27.

Sisquoc, a descendant of the Mountain Cahuilla and a member of the Fort Sill Apache tribe, is a co-founder of the Mother Earth Clan and serves as curator of the Sherman Indian Museum. Trafzer is a distinguished professor of history and a rec...



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