2,000 (1982 SIL). Ethnic population: 17,000. On the outer Island of Cholé.
Los Lagos, Los Ríos regions; South of Mapuche, Valdivia to Chiloé.
Tsesungún. Related to Mapudungun [arn], but barely intelligible with it.
Most of the ethnic group speaks Spanish [spa] as L1. Some youth using the language in rap music. Few domains. Older adults.