Barbareño

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A language of United States

Population

No known L1 speakers (Golla 2007), but emerging L2 speakers. Last speaker died in 1965 (Golla 2007).

Location

South California, near Santa Barbara.

Language Status

9 (Reawakening).

Dialects

None known. Not intelligible with other Chumash varieties.

Language Use

Chumash descendants interested to restore traditional culture and language. Chumash Living Language Revitalization Project established in 1999.