Barbareño

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A language of United States

Population

No known L1 speakers (Golla 2007), but emerging L2 speakers. Last speaker, Mary Yee, died in 1965 (2004 W. Poser).

Location

California: near Santa Barbara.

Language Status

9 (Reawakening).

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. Chumash descendants interested in restoring traditional culture and language. Chumash Living Language Revitalization Project established in 1999.
Other Comments

May be the same language as Ineseño [inz] (Mithun 1999).

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