Cruzeño

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A language of United States

Alternate Names
Island Chumash, Isleño
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Location

California: Santa Barbara area.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Not intelligible with other Chumash varieties. Had multiple dialects.

Language Development
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 was established in 1999 (Golla 2007).
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