310 (2000). Ethnic population: 1,620, including Amarakaeri [amr] (Crevels 2007).
Upper Madre de Dios and Keros rivers.
6b (Threatened). Language of recognized nationality (1993, Constitution, Article 48).
Arasairi, Huachipaire, Sapiteri, Toyeri (Toyoeri, Tuyuneri). Similar to Amarakaeri [amr]. Sapiteri integrating with Amarakaeri. Toyeri is similar to Sapiteri. Some Kisambaeri (Amarakaeri dialect) integrated with the Toyeri and others with Sapiteri. Manuquiari may be a subgroup of Toyeri or Huachipaeri. Pukirieri may be a subgroup of Toyeri or Arasairi. Arasairi is distinct from Amarakaeri or Huachipaeri; similar to Sapiteri.
Still spoken by the children in some communities (2012). Also use some Spanish [spa].