9160 (2008 FUNASA).
Pará, Amazonas, Andirá, and Maués rivers, between lower Tapajós and lower Madeira rivers. More than 14 villages.
Recent data show that Aweti [awe] and Sateré-Mawé probably form a separate sub-branch within the Tupian linguistic family (Crevels 2007).
Vigorous. All ages. Bilingualism in Portuguese [por] varies greatly depending on the area (Crevels 2007).