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Voices International Archive of Cahuilla Materials
A2006.029  
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Series 1: Technical Recording Notes and Promotional Materials 1979-1983

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Technical notes on individual audio recordings (reels), promotional materials, photographs, and a transcript pertaining to a series of audio recordings and productions created by Everett Frost / Voices International.
Box 001: Folders 1-1 through 3B-13

Technical Notes

Scope and Content Note

Technical notes on corresponding reel-to-reel recordings.
Box 001: Folder 4-1

Radio Production Brochures

Scope and Content Note

"Stories from the Spirit World: The Myths and Legends of Native Americans"
Box 001: Folder 4-2

Promotional Materials

Scope and Content Note

Stories from the Spirit World promotional sheets (2), brochures, promotional photographs featuring Katherine Siva Saubel with headphones translating Perfecto Segundo's Creation Story recordings (2), brochure artwork, Stories from the Spirit World program summaries, National Public Radio press release, fact sheet on productions, additional press releases.
Box 001: Folder 4-3

Brochure/Catalog

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"Voices International from SoundPlay 1991-1992".
Box 001: Folder 4-4

Transcript, Ephemera

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"The Old Ways Are Gone" (transcript), production brochure.
Box 001: Folders SS-2 through SS-4

Technical notes

Scope and Content Note

Technical notes on corresponding reel-to-reel recordings.
 

Series 2: Scripts, Transcripts, and Production Ephemera 1979-1983

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Scripts, transcripts, and paper materials pertaining to a series of audio recordings and productions created by Everett Frost / Voices International.
Box 002: Folder 4-5

Press Releases, Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

National Public Radio program descriptions and synopses, promototional activities diary, brochure texts, log sheet, cassette tags, and press releases for Stories from the Spirit World.
Box 002: Folder 4-6

Script

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"The Old Ways Are Gone: The Creation Myth and Rituals of the Cahuilla Indians of Southern California -- a radio feature by Everett Frost (duplic. master)".
Box 002: Folders 4-7, 4-8

Notes

Scope and Content Note

Logs for Katherine Saubel translation of Perfecto Segundo version of the Cahuilla creation story. Cahuilla duplicating masters.
Box 002: Folders 4-9 through 4-11

Transcripts

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Katherine Saubel translates the 1937 recordings of Perfecto Segundo telling the Cahuilla creation story. Recorded May 26-30, 1983 on the Morongo Indian Reservation. Interview with Katherine Siva Saubel with Tom Blackburn and Everett Frost (1982), Translation Reel 1 (Mostly Interviews). Interview with Lowell John Bean (1982), unedited
Box 002: Folders 4-12 through 4-16

Scripts

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Lead-in Part II, Credits Part I, Cahuilla credits, Cahuilla promos ("master"), Cahuilla promos, Generic. "Nachklang: Die Schopfungsmythe und eine Fiesta der Cahuilla Indianer von Sud-Kalifornien von Everett Frost," "Nachklang: English Translation of WDR script (duplicating master)," "The Cahuilla Creation Myth" (2nd draft)," "The Cahuilla Creation Myth" compiled by Everett Frost (1982, master)," Script for Ernest Siva and Robert Levi (AEA recording, 5/15/1983).
Box 002: Folder 4-17

Notes

Scope and Content Note

Arthur Harrington's notes (surrogates) on the 1937 Perfecto Segundo recordings with ethnographic notes, transliterations, and translations.
 

Series 3: Ethnographic Reports and Technical Recording Notes 1979-1983

Physical Description: 1 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Ethnographic reports donated as part of the Voices International Archive materials. Technical notes on reel-to-reel recordings.
Box 003: Folders 1-4

Ethnographic Reports

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"Cultural Resources and the High Voltage Transmission Line from San Onofre to Santiago Substation and Black Star Canyon" (1979), "Persistence and Power: A Study of Native American Peoples in the Sonoran Desert and the Denvers-Palo Verde High Voltage Transmission Line"(1978).
Box 004: Folders

Technical notes

Scope and Content Note

Technical notes on reel-to-reel recordings.
 

Series 4: Audio Recordings and Radio Productions 1979-1983

Physical Description: 4.7 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Audio recordings collected from the Morongo Reservation and Malki Museum, Banning, California between 1979 and 1983 for use in production of radio programs devoted to oral traditions as a means of presenting traditional and contemporary Cahuilla culture. Includes final versions of radio productions.
Recordings # 004a + 004b

Radio Production

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"The Old Ways Are Gone" (90 min program) - Discs A and B.
Recordings # 005, 033

Audio Recordings

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Chumash music.
Recordings # 006, 23a-23b, 053 through 055

Audio Recordings

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Peon games.
Recordings # 007a, 007b

Radio Production

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The radio production "The Old Ways Are Gone." 90 mins. Consists of Programs 1, 2, and 3 edited into a continuous 90 min version.
Recordings # 008a, 008b

Radio Production

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The Old Ways Are Gone (Three 30 Min Programs Distributed by National Public Radio).
Recording # 011, 012

Audio Recordings

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Recording of Alvino Siva singing bird songs.
Recording # 013

Audio Recording

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Audio recording of an interview of Lloyd Marcus. Subject discussed is peon gaming.
Recording # 014

Audio Recording

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Audio recording of Ernest Siva singing at Memorial Day festivities in 1983.
Recordings # 015, 016

Audio Recordings

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Rapkin tones, Cahuilla Dolby tones.
Recordings # 017 through 019

Radio Production

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Radio production "The Cahuilla Creation Myth" produced by Voices International. Dramatizes the Cahuilla Creation Story for a radio audience. (017: Protection Copy 1983, 018: A Code Master 1982, 019: Music Tracks - Protection Copy). 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.
Recordings # 020a, 020b

Radio Production

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German-language version of the radio production "The Old Ways Are Gone" produced in partnership with Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR).
Recordings # 021, 022

Audio Recordings

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Cahuilla bird songs and interview with Katherine Saubel. Montage elements.
Recording # 024

Audio Recording

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Reservation and desert ambiances (1983).
Recordings # 025, 032, 034

Audio Recordings

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Interviews with Lowell John Bean and Katherine Siva Saubel speaking, bird songs, and Katherine Siva Saubel interview excerpt.
Recordings # 026 through 032

Audio Recordings

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Reel C out-takes, Reel C Aztec dancers, Cahuilla (O-Tone) Memorial Day, Reel E, Cahuilla music AEA
Recordings # 035 through 048

Audio Recordings

Scope and Content Note

Katherine Siva Saubel translating and interpreting Perfecto Segundo's 1937 Cahuilla creation story audio recording.
Recordings # 049, 050

Audio Recordings

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Final outs in cutting program to time (Nachklang, Old Ways 1/2 Hours).
Recordings # 051, 052

Audio Recordings

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Haydu: various narrative cuts, mixed Cahuilla credits. Reel A.
Recordings # 056 through 060

Audio Recordings

Scope and Content Note

Cahuilla music, bird songs.