1,000 in Brazil (Crevels 2007). Population total all countries: 1,240. Ethnic population: 1,000 (Crevels 2007).
Northwest Amazonas, Rio Auari. Also in Colombia.
Hupdë, Nëhup, Tuhup. Ruhlen and others classify it as Puinave, Macro-Tucanoan. Intelligible with Yahup [yab].
Subservient to the Tucano and other Tucanoan Indians. Some nomadic between Brazil and Colombia.