BOOKS, CABOT'S SOUVENIRS, AND ONE OF KIND ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

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CABOT YERXA: ADVENTURER: Memories of an Essential American Life.

Before he built the Old Indian Pueblo in Desert Hot Springs, CA, Cabot Yerxa sold cigars to gold miners in Nome, Alaska (1900), heard Chief Red Cloud resign his leadership of the Sioux Nation (1903), homesteaded in the California desert (1913-1918), joined the Army’s first tank corps in World War I (1918), kept a store on the Colorado River frontier (1919-1925), studied art in bohemian Paris (1925), and seldome lost his good humor or his sense of the mementous times he was living through. In memoirs, letters, and journal pages he recorded his unforgetable adventures. His own photos and sketches bring the stories to life.

$19.40

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ON THE DESERT SINCE 1913, by Cabot Yerxa.

A desert classic. Stories about Cabot Yerxa's life as a homesteader from 1913 to 1918, and his later return to the paradise he found on Miracle.

$23.71

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The Story of Cabot Yerxa & His Pueblo

A short read (about 50 pages) about Cabot, his Pueblo, Portia Yerxa, and Cole Eyraud.

$11.85

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CABOT YERXA’S FAMILY CIRCLE, by the Cabot’s Foundation History Committee.

Biographies of the people who influenced Cabot Yerxa the most: his parents, Fred and Nellie Yerxa, and his two wives, Mamie Carstensen and Portia Fearis Graham. Includes many family photos.

$16.10

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Cabot’s  Pueblo  Museum Souvenirs

Top Left: Merry Xmas $14.00

Top Right: Museum patch $8.62

Bottom Left: Enamel Pin $5.38

Bottom Center: Mug with Cabot’s original artwork. $10.78

Bottom Right: Pueblo Pin $5.38

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Nature  Books

Top Left: Best Easy Day Hikes Palm Springs and Coachella Valley $13.95

Top Right: Best Easy Day Hikes Joshua Tree National Park $13.95

Bottom Left: 100 Desert Wildflowers  $12.88

Bottom Right: Coachella Valley Wildflowers $9.65

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Copper Gulch Design Jewelry

Eco-Chic “re-envisioned” scrap yard metal jewelry

Top Left: Square Metal Pendant Necklace  $44.00

Top Right: Disc Metal Pendant Necklace $44.00

Bottom:  Metal Earrings  $38.80

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Jewelry made with Repurposed Materials

These local artists used bottle caps, metal and aluminum cans to create these unique jewelry pieces.

Top: Bottle caps  $12.93

Center Left: Handcrafted metal earrings  $51.72 
Center Right: Handcrafted metal earrings with turquiose beads $64.65
Earrings by High Desert artist Holly Rae.

Recycled aluminum wrap bracelet by Al Reed. $26.94

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Handwrought Copper Jewelry by Linda Meadows

Linda, a local artist, works exclusively with copper. She specializes in copper acid etching and incorporating her hand drawn designs that add texture to the finished piece. Pieces are finished with a custom patina, metal dyes, or left natural.

Earrings  $53.88

Necklace  $91.58

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Ceramic Art

Top Left: Mata Ortiz pottery created by Celia Ortega. She uses sgraffito style to reveal the white clay. $108

Bottom Left: Raku pottery made by  Sergio Naduville, a local artist. His designs reflect his Native American heritage.  $151.00

Right: Standing Woman with Basket created by Gwen Fortner, a Desert Hot Springs artist. $318

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“CABOT YERXA: BUILDING A DREAM”

This movie takes you through the Pueblo as it unfolds the story of the remarkable man who built it. Hear Cabot Yerxa’s voice from excerpts from his archived tape recordings as it weaves the narrative together. Includes many family photos. As seen on PBS, beautifully shot in HD. Telly award winner. Run time: 27 minutes.

$10.78


Questions on the status of your order can be placed to made at info@cabotsmuseum.org.

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