170 (2002 census). No monolinguals. Ethnic population: 220.
Zulia state: north Sierra de Perija.
None known. Not inherently intelligible with other Carib languages of the area (1973 M. Durbin). Lexical similarity: 60% with Yukpa [yup] (2009 W. Largo and J. Morales).
Possibly came from the Yukpas in central Colombia.