7,000 in Colombia (Civallero 2008). Population total all countries: 11,880. Ethnic population: 7,060 (Crevels 2007).
Guainía Department, Isana, and Inírida rivers, headwaters of the Río Negro, also in Inírida, Barrio La Primavera; Vaupés Department, Mitu and Papunahua minicipalities.
None known. Reportedly similar to Baniwa [bwi].
Latin script [Latn].