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Cahuilla Indian Culture and History

As a complement to our Cahuilla language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Cahuilla tribe and their society. Please note that Cahuillas and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Cahuilla history is interesting and important, but the Cahuilla Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the life and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Please contact us if you have an Cahuilla link to add.

Our Cahuilla Websites

Cahuilla Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Cahuilla Indian language.
Cahuilla Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Cahuilla culture.
Cahuilla Legends:
    Collection of Cahuilla Indian legends and folktales.

Cahuilla Tribal and Community Websites

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians * Cabazon Band of Mission Indians:
    Homepages of two Cahuilla tribes.
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum:
    Inspiring people to learn about the Cahuilla Indians and other Native cultures of California.
Cahuilla Creek Casino:
    Homepage of the Cahuilla Band of Indians' tribal casino.

Books for sale on the Cahuillas

The Heart Is Fire: The World of the Cahuilla Indians of Southern California:
    Fascinating mosaic of stories told by five Cahuilla Indian elders.
Not for Innocent Ears: Spiritual Traditions of a Desert Cahuilla Medicine Woman:
    Autobiography of a Cahuilla woman including several traditional legends.
Cahuilla Dictionary:
    Cahuilla language dictionary for sale.
I'Isniyatam (Designs):
    A book on Cahuilla basketry and language.
Menill the Moon Maiden:
    Charming picture book based on a Cahuilla Indian legend.
Temalpakh: Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants:
    Interesting book by a Cahuilla elder about traditional plant lore.
The Cahuilla Indians * Mukat's People * The Cahuilla Indians of Southern California:
    Three good books on Cahuilla Indian history.
Cahuilla Native Americans * The Cahuilla:
    Children's books about Cahuilla culture and history.
California's Native American Tribes: Cahuilla Tribe * Ethnography of the Cahuilla Indians:
    Anthropology books about the Cahuillas.
Good American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Cahuillas and American Indians in general.

Cahuilla Lifestyle and Tradition

The Cahuilla:
    Curtis' early 20th-century ethnography of the Cahuilla Indians.
Cahuilla Legends:
    Collection of Cahuilla Indian legends and folktales.
Cahuilla Band History:
    History and culture of the Cahuilla Indian reservation.
Cahuilla Authors:
    Cahuilla writers, their lives and work.
The Indians of San Diego County and Baja California:
    Information and links about the Kumeyaay, Luiseno, Cupeno and Cahuilla tribes.
Flag of the Agua Caliente Cahuilla Band * Flag of the Cabazon Band:
    Cahuilla flags.

Links, References, and Additional Information

   Wikipedia: Cahuilla People:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Cahuilla tribe.
   Historia y lengua Cahuilla * Los Cahuilla:
   Information about the Cahuilla people in Spanish.
   Cahuilla Nation:
   Cahuilla links.
  Cahuilla Tribe:
  Cahuilla Indian books.



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