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ACCM - The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians __ A fairly detailed look at the Agua Caliente through the lens of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. - illustrated - From Agua Caliente Cultural Museum -

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians __ Official website of this California band, with tribal council information, history, and a legend. - illustrated - From -

Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians __ "The Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians is a band of Native Americans based in Coachella. In size, they are the smallest tribal nation in the United States, consisting today of six family members who are all related to Tribal Chairperson Mary Ann Green, who is the owner the Augustine Casino." - From -

The Blue Lizard - A Cahuilla Legend __ " Students describe the social, political, cultural, and economic life and interactions among people of California from the pre-Columbian societies"  Lesson plan.  Goals, procedure, materials - From - 

Cahuilla __ "The Cahuilla are a tribe of Native Americans that have inhabited the U.S. state of California for more than 2,000 years, originally covering an area of about 2,400 square miles (6,200 kmē). The traditional Cahuilla territory was near the geographic center of Southern California." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to additional resources. - From wikipedia -


Cahuilla Indians __ "The Cahuillas are Takic-speaking peoples who reside in Southern California in what are now Riverside and San Diego counties." A general overview of the tribe and its history. - From -

Cahuilla Indians __ A good collection of click-to-read, detailed articles about various aspects of the Cahuilla Indians. - illustrated - From -

Cahuilla Indians of California __ "This account of the Cahuilla, one of the largest surviving tribes in southern California, represents the work of Lucile Hooper as University of California research fellow in anthropology in 1918."  You may read the book online. - From - 

Cahuilla information __ "They are generally referred to as Mountain, Desert and Pass Cahuillas. There are 10 reservations in Southern Ca. Those who settled in what is now Palm Springs are the Agua Caliente Indians. Other Bands are the Morongo, Los Coyotes, Torres-Martinez, Cabazon and the Santa Rosa. "  A general overview. - From -


Cahuilla Language and the Cahuilla Indian Tribe __ "Cahuilla language information and the culture, history and genealogy of the Cahuilla Indians." Many resources. - From -

Cahuilla Native Americans of the Mojave & Sonoran Deserts  _ A very brief summary. - From -

Ethnography of the Cahuilla Indians __ "This is a short ethnography of the Cahuilla, who inhabited the desert of Southern California. This mostly covers material culture. However, Kroeber also includes some notes on place names, which solves the debate about where the city names Cucamonga, Yucaipa, Chino, and (notably) Azusa came from. (And no, it's not 'From A to Z in the USA.') --They are all Native American place names. We also learn that the original name of Los Angeles was Wenot." A lot of good information about the Cahuilla Indians here. - illustrated - From -

Lesson Planning, Lesson Plan Formats and Lesson Plan Ideas __ How to produce a lesson plan and not just for Indian tribes either. - From -

Morongo Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians, CA __ Official site of this band. - illustrated - From -


The Ramona Band of Cahuilla Indians __ "The Ramona Band of Cahuilla is a Customs and Traditions Tribe and uses a Tribal Council for all decisions that effect the tribal interest."  Official site. - From -

A short history of the Cahuilla Indians __ "Cahuilla (pronounced Kah-we-ah) means "masters" or "powerful one" and 2,500 years ago these fiercely resourceful people learned to survive the blistering temperatures of the dry, unyielding land by digging wells."  A well done short history of the Cahuilla. - From - 

Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians __ "Whereas, we the people of the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indian Tribe, through its government and power as a sovereign nation, value a clearly defined enrollment process, upholding the tribal constitution and laws to protect the tribe, people, land and resources;..."  Official page. - From -

Welcome to the Cahuilla Band of Indians Website | Anza, CA __ "The entire reservation is held in trust by the United States Government and consists of 18, 884.26 acres; it is divided into landassignments and held in common for the membership. We are 325 members strong with approximately 60 home structures on the Reservation." - illustrated - From -  



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