Malki Museum DVDs

The Story of Katherine Siva Saubel and the Cahuilla Indians of Southern California.

We Are Still Here

DVD: $25.00


This DVD documents the tenacious struggle of elder and tribal chair Dr. Katherine Siva Saubel and her efforts to preserve the culture, history, and traditions of the Cahuilla people. Presented through in-depth interviews with Dr. Saubel and her brother, traditional bird singer Alvino Siva, the film also portrays the powerful creation stories of the Cahuilla performed by a stellar all Native American cast. Footage also includes Cahuilla festivals and traditional arts of basket weaving and pottery. Katherine Saubel also introduces the viewer to the ethnobotany of the Cahuilla people. The Cahuilla people have preserved the tradition of their ancestors and are teachers of their language and songs that maintain their culture.