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Documentary on Cahuilla bird songs to debut in Idyllwild

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Filmmaker Sean Owen had not heard Cahuilla bird songs before he began work on a documentary about a Cahuilla Indian performance artist who lives near Anza and sings the traditional social songs of Native Americans in Southern California. After he finished that film in 2006, captivated by the songs, he decided to make another documentary through the voices of the Cahuilla tribal elders, educators and singers.