8,000 (2009 P. Frank). 7,200 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 14,300.
Magdalena and Cesar departments, 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 speak more Spanish than adults, especially in written form.
Latin script [Latn].
Ethnic autonym: Ika. Strong traditional culture. Traditional religion.