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.

Language Development
Grammar.