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Sean Owen Collection
2011.003  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication/Reproduction Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Sean Owen Collection
    Dates: 2006-2009
    Accession number: 2011.003
    Creator: Owen, Sean
    Collection Size: 1.75 linear feet
    Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92262
    Abstract: Video footage featuring Cahuilla bird singers and other subjects. Participants included Alvino Siva, Michael Mirelez, Gerald Clarke, Anthony Andreas Jr., Kim Marcus, Robert Levi, Katherine Siva-Saubel, and others. Recorded in preparation for the film Sing Birds: Cahuilla Path to Power, produced by Sean Owen. Recorded between the years 2006-2009.
    Physical location: Stored off site. Advance notice required for access.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English Cahuilla

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication/Reproduction Rights

    Ownership of the physical collection belongs to the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Other rights, including copyright and cultural rights, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds these rights and pursue the rights owner[s] or his or her heir[s] for permission to publish or reproduce content where the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum does not hold such rights. For research purposes only.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Sean Owen Collection, 2011.003, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

    Acquisition Information

    Donation.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Video recordings produced and collected by Sean Owen. Raw material from this collection formed the basis for the film Sing Birds: Cahuilla Path to Power by Sean Owen. Materials collected between the years 2006-2009.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection includes 62 MiniDV-format video tapes featuring interviews with Cahuilla bird singers and other informants. Participants included Alvino Siva, Michael Mirelez, Gerald Clarke, Anthony Andreas Jr., Kim Marcus, Robert Levi, Katherine Siva-Saubel, and others. Recorded in preparation for the film Sing Birds: Cahuilla Path to Power, produced by Sean Owen. Recorded between the years 2006-2009.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
    Desert Cahuilla Bird Singers
    Noli Indian School
    Pala Tribal Singers
    Bean, Lowell
    Andreas, Anthony Jr.
    Clarke, Gerald
    Saubel, Katherine Siva
    Andreas, Mary Ann
    Mirelez, Michael
    Milanovich, Sean
    Marcus, Kim
    Torres, Ray
    Morreo, Ernest
    Hamilton, Manuel
    Lugo, Rita
    Ward, Melody
    Tortes, Joe
    Levi, Robert
    Siva, Alvino
    Modesto, JoMay
    Vanegas, O'Jay
    Ward, Gabriel
    Siva, Ernest
    Morillo, Rosemary
    Estrada, Steven
    Hamilton, Ann
    Browne, Mildred
    Ortner, Vyola
    Birdsinging
    Bird Singing
    Birdsongs
    Bird Songs
    Cahuilla
    Solar energy