"They were Diegueños."
Diegueño woman of Santa Ysabel (c. 1926)
Public DomainDiegueño woman of Santa Ysabel (c. 1926) - Credit: Edward S. Curtis
Illustration of Kumeyaay Indians (1857)
Public DomainIllustration of Kumeyaay Indians (1857) - Credit: Schott & Sorony Co.

Diegueño was the former name for the Kumeyaay, a Native American people of the extreme southwestern United States and northwest Mexico.

There are thought to be just 3,000 Kumeyaay left.