29 (2006 census). Only 3 speakers in 1981 (Wurm 2007).
Queensland state: Barron river south of Mareeba to Kuranda, north to Port Douglas on a plateau.
Njakali (Nyagali, Nyakali), Dyaabugay, Gulay.
In the 1980s, a revival of the language was undertaken and it has since been in daily use among members of the ethnic group as a symbol of their identity (Wurm 2007).