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Online resources about the Cahuilla
Agua Caliente Tribal Home Page
Author: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Description: This official site for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians includes a Tribal History, a Political History, a page on The Cahuilla Maiden, snf information about the Tribal Council.
Author: E. S. Curtis
Description: This site presents photos and text from The North American Indian, by Edward Sherrif Curtis, produced from1890-1930. These photos are controversial and may not be an accurate depiction of the tribes at that time, but are included here because it may be of interest to researchers. For an example of the controversy, see American Indians of the Southwest.
Cahuilla Culture and History
Author: Cabazon Band of Mission Indians
Description: This site presents the history and culture of the Cahuilla. It is hosted by the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, one of the approxiamately 12 clans of the Cahuilla. The site also presents information about the present day Cabazon Band.
California Indian Pre-contact Tribal Territories
Author: Paula Giese
Description: California Indian Libraries Collections map, edited by Paula Giese.
Federally Recognized California Tribes
Author: Paula Giese
Description: Map showing the locations of Federally recognized tribes in California. Use the browser’s “find” function to find the name of the tribe in the list following the map. This list provides tribal locations. Links are provided to any tribes that have known Internet sites.
Indians of San Diego County
Author: Phillip White, SDSU Library
Description: Brief description and bibliography of the four tribal groups indigenous to San Diego County. These include: Diegueno, Luiseno, Kumeyaay, Cupeno, and Cahuilla.
Palm Springs History – Indian
Author: Frank M. Bogert
Description: From the book “PALM SPRINGS First Hundred Years” by Mayor Frank M. Bogert
History of the Agua Caliente Indians of Palm Springs, one of ten or more independent clans of the Cahuilla tribe from the Shoshonean division (Takic) of the Uto-Aztecan language family.
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