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Voices International Archive of Cahuilla Materials
A2006.029  
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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: Voices International Archive of Cahuilla Materials
    Dates: 1979-1983
    Accession number: A2006.029
    Creator: Frost, Everett
    Collector: Voices International
    Collection Size: 6.7 linear feet
    Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92262
    Abstract: Audio recordings collected from the Morongo Indian Reservation and Malki Museum (Banning, California) between 1979 and 1983 for use in the production of radio programs describing oral traditions as a means to understanding traditional and contemporary Cahuilla culture. Included are the Voices International radio productions The Old Ways Are Gone and The Cahuilla Creation Myth. Supplementary materials include production transcripts, ethnological notes of Arthur Harrington (surrogates) pertaining to Perfecto Segundo's 1937 recordings of the Cahuilla creation story, materials pertaining to Katherine Siva Saubel's translations of the Perfecto Segundo recordings, and production/program ephemera. Program consultants and participants included: Katherine Siva Saubel, Mariano Saubel, Alvino Siva, Robert Levi, Ernest Siva, Marianne Andreas, Lowell John Bean. With additional assistance from: Harry Lawton, Matt Pablo, Esther Levi, Tom Blackburn, June Siva.
    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], Voices International Archive of Cahuilla Materials, A2006.029, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

    Acquisition Information

    Donation.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Production Agency: Voices International. Production partner, WDR, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Cologne, Germany. Co-Producers - Everett Frost and Faith Wilding, Director - Everett Frost, Recording and Production Engineers: Audio Engineering Associates, Pasadena: Wes Dooley, Sarah Beebe, Pitt Kinsolving. Peter Sutheim, David Rapkin, Stephen Erickson. Major funding for the project was provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, with additional funding from the California Arts Council and the City of Los Angeles Bicentennial Commission. Distributed 1987 - 1995 by National Public Radio and the Pacifica Program Service. Broadcast in Germany via WDR as "NachKlang" in 1985. Materials collected between the years 1979-1983.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Audio recordings collected from the Morongo Indian Reservation and Malki Museum (Banning, California) between 1979 and 1983 for use in the production of radio programs describing oral traditions as a means to understanding traditional and contemporary Cahuilla culture. Included are the Voices International radio productions The Old Ways Are Gone and The Cahuilla Creation Myth. Supplementary materials include production transcripts, ethnological notes of Arthur Harrington (surrogates) pertaining to Perfecto Segundo's 1937 recordings of the Cahuilla creation story, materials pertaining to Katherine Siva Saubel's translations of the Perfecto Segundo recordings, and production/program ephemera. Originally recorded on reel-to-reel; all materials have been transferred to digital format.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
    Malki Museum
    Voices International
    National Public Radio
    Westdeutscher Rundfunk
    Banning
    Morongo Indian Reservation
    Levi, Robert
    Siva, Ernest
    Frost, Everett
    Saubel, Katherine Siva
    Andreas, Mary Ann
    Bean, Lowell John
    Lawton, Harry
    Pablo, Matt
    Levi, Esther
    Blackburn, Thomas C.
    Siva, June
    Wilding, Faith
    Segundo, Perfecto
    Harrington, Arthur
    Marcus, Lloyd
    Creation Story
    Cahuilla
    Chumash
    Peon
    Malki Fiesta
    Bird Singing
    Bird Songs