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Cahuilla Oral History Project
A2004.032  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication/Reproduction Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cahuilla Oral History Project
    Dates: 1989-1991
    Accession number: A2004.032
    Creator: Palm Springs Desert Museum
    Collection Size: 2.75 linear feet
    Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92262
    Abstract: A collection of oral history interviews and associated materials created by staff at the Palm Springs Desert Museum. Interviews focus on Cahuilla culture and history. Collection includes both audio and video recordings, transcripts, and subject notes. Interviewees include Anthony Andreas, Judy Diamond, Donna Largo, Catherine Kitchen, Anthony Largo, Katherine Saubel, and Saturnino Torres. Project funded in part by the Palm Springs Art Museum's Natural Science Council, the Coachella Valley Archaeological Society, and the Bureau of Land Management.
    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], Cahuilla Oral History Project, A2004.032, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

    Acquisition Information

    Donation.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Collected by the Palm Springs Desert Museum between the years 1989-91. Project funded in part by the Palm Springs Art Museum's Natural Science Council, the Coachella Valley Archaeological Society, and the Bureau of Land Management.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    A collection of oral history interviews and associated materials created by staff at the Palm Springs Desert Museum between the years 1989-91. Interviews focus on Cahuilla culture and history. Collection includes both audio and video recordings, transcripts, and subject notes. Interviewees include Anthony Andreas, Judy Diamond, Donna Largo, Catherine Kitchen, Anthony Largo, Katherine Saubel, and Saturnino Torres.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
    Palm Springs Art Museum
    Malki Museum
    Francis Stevens School
    Banning Union High School
    Santa Rosa Band of Mission Indians
    Perris Indian School
    Torres-Martinez Indian Reservation
    Soboba Indian Reservation
    Cahuilla Indian Reservation
    Pala Indian Reservation
    Windy Point
    Los Coyotes Indian Reservation
    Morongo Indian Reservation
    Agua Caliente Indian Reservation
    Santa Rosa Indian Reservation
    Anza-Borrego Park
    Andreas Canyon
    Palm Springs
    San Jacinto National Monument
    Martinez Canyon
    Banning
    Tuba Mountain
    Edom
    Thousand Palms
    Chino Canyon
    Santa Rosa
    Dead Indian Canyon
    Roadrunners Village
    Salton Sea
    Devil's Canyon
    Andreas Canyon
    Victory Indian Reservation
    Patencio, Francisco
    Torres, Saturnino
    Torres, Florence
    Andreas, Anthony
    Jeffrey, Cheryl
    Largo, Anthony
    Bean, Lowell John
    Lyle, Janice
    Quick, Betsy
    Siva Saubel, Katherine
    Kitchern, Catherine
    Largo, Donna
    Barrows, David Prescott
    Jeffrey, Cheryl
    Cahuilla
    Traditional foods
    Bighorn Sheep
    Segregation
    Allotments
    Racism
    Tattoos
    Bird Singing
    Rock Art
    Tahquitz
    Peon
    Religion
    Hunting
    Ceremonial House
    Rattles
    Traditional games
    Shamanism
    Hot Springs
    Traditional tools
    Musical instruments
    Medicinal plants
    Stagecoach
    Gold Mines
    Trails
    Missions
    Petroglyphs
    Cupeño
    Volcanoes
    Fish traps
    Insects
    Sweathouse
    Ceremonies
    Alcoholism
    Fire Eating
    Eagle Feathers
    Eagle Dances
    Catholicism
    Barrel cactus
    Hallucinogenic plants
    Basketry
    Basket making
    Gaming
    Agriculture
    Kish
    Section 14
    Section 10
    Trading post
    Piyatem
    Creosote
    Greasewood
    Mesquite
    Puberty
    Horses
    Yucca
    Mountain Cahuilla
    Desert Cahuilla
    Smallpox
    Moieties
    Mission Indians
    Hampton School
    Rabbit skins
    Baptismal names
    Ramada
    Chickens corral
    Fiestas
    Granaries
    Mesquite beans
    Desert tea
    Tea
    Cahuilla creation story
    Feather skirts
    Rattlesnakes
    Frogs
    Grinding stones
    Corn