With its majestic mountains and valleys, the Coachella Valley landscape is a canvas for indigenous peoples’ first form of written communication: rock art.
Murray Canyon winds into the San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, meanders its way among palm trees oases before stopping at a breath-taking waterfall.
Tribal chairman Jeff L. Grubbe, who is the public face of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, is always eager to talk about the 500-member Tribe.
Once central to the Agua Caliente way of life, basket weaving is being revived among a new generation of Tribal members eager to keep the tradition alive.
A new cultural center will not only bring the culture and history of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians to a greater audience, but in a way that engages generations to come.
The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum celebrated 26 years at its annual Dinner in the Canyons Gala in the beautiful Andreas Canyon reservation site, the ancestral home of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. The Museum’s board of directors and Miss Agua Caliente, Khayman Cunningham, greeted guests on the red carpet, as they entered the historic site. The Pai-Nik-Tem clan
Tribal Chairman Jeff L. Grubbe, who five years ago succeeded the late Richard M. Milanovich, represents the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.