Future of Santa Rosa school’s historic Indian Museum uncertain due to mold, death of caretaker

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Sophia Salinas, 23, can’t remember much about what exactly lies inside the portable classroom with the red-door labeled “Indian Museum” at Roseland Elementary School.

Inside the portable’s rotting plywood walls is a small collection of displays once dedicated to teaching students about Native American history and culture.

It has been there 48 years and is the only school in Santa Rosa where Native students can see their heritage and history preserved and celebrated.

Except they no longer can.

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