5,920 (2011 census). Ethnic population: 3000 (Golla 2007).
South central Quebec, between La Tuque, Quebec, and Senneterre, Quebec, 200–400 km north of Montreal, along the upper reaches of Saint Maurice river, 3 isolated communities on reservations of Manuane, Obedjiwan, and Weymontachie.
Vigorous. All ages. Also use French [fra].
3 subgroups: Manawan, Wemotaci, Opitciwan.