Obispeño (also known as tiłhini) was one of the Chumash Native American languages previously spoken along the coastal areas of California. The primary source of documentation on the language is from the work of linguist J. P. Harrington.[2]

Native toUnited States
RegionCalifornian coastal areas
Extinct1917, with the death of Rosario Cooper
  • Obispeño
Language codes
ISO 639-3obi

Classification edit

Obispeño is classified as the sole member of the northern branch of the Chumashan language family.

Geographic distribution edit

Obispeño was spoken in the region of San Luis Obispo, California.

References edit

  1. ^ "Rosario Cooper". Northern Chumash Tribe.
  2. ^ "Obispeño – Survey of California and Other Indian Languages". Retrieved 3 June 2010.

External links edit