The Kawaiisu live in the Tehachapi and Piute mountains to the northeast of Los Angeles, California. They speak a Shoshonean language and probably number less than fifty.
Zigmond, Maurice L. (1986). "Kawaiisu." In Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 11, Great Basin, edited by Warren L. d'Azevedo, 398-411. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.