8,000 (2009 P. Frank). 90% monolingual. Ethnic population: 14,300.
Magdalena Department, César at the northeast and southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Men speak more Spanish [spa] than women, school-age young people use more Spanish than adults, especially in written form.
Ethnic autonym: Ika. Strong traditional culture. Traditional religion.