Kumeyaay Birdsingers playing gourd rattles Kumeyaay Nation 16th annual Sycuan gathering.


Campo Chairman Paul Cuero Jr. (#954) leads a group of Campo Kumeyaay birdsingers and Viejas bird singers John Christman (white shirt left of Paul) and Ral Christman (right of Paul), as an extended group of singers play traditional gourd rattles and sing Kumeyaay cultural songs during the Kumeyaay Nation Sycuan gathering and pow wow, September 10, 2005.

Ron Christman, the two Christman boy's father, was the MC for the birdsinging event.

Please see americanindiansource.com feature on Ron Christman, including audio recording of Mr. Christman performing live, and a Ron Christman Ipai-Tipai published article about Traditional Origins of Southern California Bird Songs.

To find traditional California Indian style birdsing music CDs for sale — listen to some audio CDs of California Bird Singers singers.

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