Cruzeño

Print

A language of United States

Alternate Names
Island Chumash, Isleño
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Location

Southern California, near Santa Barbara.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Not intelligible with other Chumash varieties. Had multiple dialects.

Language Use

Although only Ineseno [inz] descendants are organized as a recognized tribe, there is interest among all Chumash descendants in restoring their traditional culture and language. Chumash Living Language Revitalization Project established in 1999.