Ineseño

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Samala, Ynezeño
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Location

California: Santa Barbara area.

Language Status

9 (Dormant). Language of registered tribe: Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation.

Dialects

None known. Not intelligible with other Chumash varieties.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Although only Ineseño 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.
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