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Cupeño Indian Language (Kupangaxwichem)
Cupeño is a Uto-Aztecan language of Southern California.
Only a few dozen elders still speak the Cupeno language fluently, but some younger people are working to keep their ancestral
Our list of vocabulary words in the Cupeno language, with comparison to words in other Uto-Aztecan languages.
Cupa Cultural Center
Contact information for the Cupa Cultural Center, which holds the remaining tapes and archives of the Cupeno language.
Cupeno translation of the Lord's Prayer.
House of Languages: Cupeño:
Information about Cupeño language usage.
Demographic information about Cupeno from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Encyclopedia article on the Cupeño language.
Survey of California Indian Languages: Cupeño:
Profile of the Cupeño language from the University of California at Berkeley.
Cupeño Language Tree:
Theories about Cupeno's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Cupeño Language Structures:
Cupeño linguistic profile and academic bibliography.
Cupeno Oral History and Language
Cupeno language book (out of print).
Pala Band of Mission Indians
Official homepage of the tribe the Cupeños share with their kinfolk the Luiseno.
The Cupeno People of Lost Valley
Article on Cupeno Indian history.
Collection of Cupeno Indian legends and folktales.
The Indians of San Diego County and Baja California:
Information and links about the Kumeyaay, Luiseno, Cupeno and Cahuilla tribes.
Four Directions Institute: Cupeno Tribe
Profile and historical timeline of the California tribe. Also with links.
From Mission to Metropolis: Cupeno Indian Women in Los Angeles
Interesting book for sale on how the Cupeno Indians have preserved their identity in the modern day.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Encyclopedia articles on the Cupeno tribe and their language.
Information on the Cupeño language in Spanish.
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