California language maps

We have included a selection of maps of California languages, both contemporary and historical, below. Click on the image to download a larger image.

Hand-drawn map by Victor Golla
Hand-drawn map by Victor Golla (about 1962)
Map from the California Indian Library
Map from the California Indian Library
Map from the California State Parks website
Map from the California State Parks website
Survey of California and Other Indian Languages map
Survey of California and Other Indian Languages map
Map from Alfred L. Kroeber's (1925) Handbook of the Indians of California
Map from Alfred L. Kroeber's Handbook of the Indians of California (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1925)
Map from Volume 8 of the Handbook of North American Indians
Map from Handbook of North American Indians, volume 8, California (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1978)